Five hands each hold a puzzle piece and form a circle, almost connecting. A gold light shines over them.

Making the Disability Inclusion Connections in Your Business and Community: Five Practical, Powerful Strategies for Action

Five powerful and practical strategies for making the disability inclusion connections in your business and in the community your business serves.  

Linda Campbell and Micheal Smith.

Deaf researchers are advancing the field of science — but barriers still hold many back

In a scrubby patch of forest near Halifax, Saint Mary’s University professor Linda Campbell and her master’s student, Michael Smith, squelch through mud, looking for lichens. The lichens they’re after can be used as natural biological monitors of pollutants from former gold-mining sites, like this one. 

The disability community benefits from having a Pride Month. Disability pride flag pictured. ILLUSTRATION: Ann Magil / Flickr

Disability Pride Month needs to happen in Canada

July is the month that we should celebrate us and also serve as a reminder that our history and joy deserve more than awareness.

Picture of a doctor listening to a stethoscope.

Taking Your Health Care To The Next Level With Telemedicine

Services like HealthLine only offer advice, and often require patients to seek in-person care. Telemedicine is different, directly connecting patients and licensed health care providers online. Telemedicine — also known as eHealth, telehealth, or virtual medicine — aims to cut down on in-person visits, making medical care more efficient for both patients and healthcare providers.

Picture of a little boy with downs syndrome.

Down Syndrome Photo Series ‘More To Me’ Shatters Myths

A Canadian project shines light on the range of emotions those with the syndrome experience.

Picture of a truck parked in a handicap parking spot.

What To Know Before You Judge Someone For Using A Disability Accessible Parking Spot

“I saw a police officer standing next to my car…. [He] mentioned someone called the police when they saw me get out of my car with my family.”

Picture of the pwda logo.

Identity-First Vs Person-First Language

Both person-first and identity-first language are used in Australia to refer to people with disability, or disabled people. People with disability often have very strong preferences for either identity-first, or person-first language.

International Guide Dog Day

International Guide Dog Day

Guide dogs provide opportunities for social interaction and greater independence for legally blind adults. International Guide Dog Day pays tribute to the dogs who do this impressive work.

Picture of a man sitting in his wheelchair with his service dog on his lap.

People With Disabilities Don’t Need Us To Decide What’s ‘Best’ For Them

Stop telling people what they need. Ask them — and then listen to the answers.

Mike Duxbury and Ness Shillito © MAG/Ed Henderson

Blind farmer creates route into farming for disabled students

A blind farmer is breaking down employment barriers for young people with disabilities and learning difficulties by giving them work experience on his small farm in Bedfordshire.