This is a great article in Disabled World about how airlines will soon offer closed captioned on-demand entertainment videos on flights. It explains how a group of organizations have reached an agreement with Gogo Version. Gogo will add technology to allow customers with hearing impairments to display closed captioned for content.
Wisconsin PROMISE, a project of the Wisconsin Department for Workforce Development (DWD), aims to foster improved health, education and post-secondary outcomes for families and teenage youth with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Enrolled families have access to a number of trainings and services, including a training for families on transition and employment planning basics. The Waisman Center at UW-Madison is partnering with the project to help deliver this…Continue
This is a very interesting blog in the Huffington Post written by Janice Lintz about how many feel we need to eliminate "offensive" terms that are associated with people with disabilities. She explains how the Rosa's Law eliminated the words "retarded" and "retardation" from government language, but there are several other words that many feel have negative connotations. What are your thoughts on this? Do you agree? Are there other words you find offensive?…Continue