Disability Rights’ Report On Treatment of People With #Disabilities in Mexican Institutions, This Sunday on Contact

It is a story where words fail to adequately describe the horror.   Tune in this Sunday at 7.30 p.m. when Contact presents an interview with Eric Rosenthal, director of Disability Rights International (DRI) regarding its scathing, ground-breaking report describing abusive and decrepit conditions in Mexican institutions for the developmentally and physically disabled.   The … Continue reading Disability Rights’ Report On Treatment of People With #Disabilities in Mexican Institutions, This Sunday on Contact

Some follow up to the post I made earlier about the #disabled man who stood up for #student rights in the #UK

Following the interview I posted earlier this week, complaints have been made to the BBC. McIntyre has posted his thoughts on the interview to his blog, and says he finds the whole situation not that surprising. As for me, the whole situation has inspired me to keep tabs on how austerity measures are impacting people … Continue reading Some follow up to the post I made earlier about the #disabled man who stood up for #student rights in the #UK

#Disabled Man w #CP gives #BBC a reality check! #solidarity @jodymcintyre

  This video made my morning.  Setting aside some CP solidarity bias, this guy is awesome.  The BBC clearly wanted to seek public support against the protests against this video, but McIntyre did not let that happen.  I wish I could shake your hand man.   Here in Canada, we experienced similar incidents during and … Continue reading #Disabled Man w #CP gives #BBC a reality check! #solidarity @jodymcintyre

CANADIAN #GOVERNMENT TO BE TAKEN TO #COURT BY #BLIND WOMAN

A blind Toronto woman faces off against the Government of Canada later this month, launching a Charter Challenge in Federal Court in Toronto to seek improved government website access for blind and partially-sighted Canadians. Donna Jodhan has urged the Federal Government to live up to commitments to make all of its websites fully accessible to … Continue reading CANADIAN #GOVERNMENT TO BE TAKEN TO #COURT BY #BLIND WOMAN