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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Disabilities Site! These are the top ten articles that your Disabilities Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. People First Language
People first language speaks to the personhood of an individual with a disability first and foremost. We're people first and our disability is one of many qualities that partially define us as human beings, like eye and hair color, height, weight and other qualities.
2. Accepting Your Disability
People with disabilities experience disability in many ways, from birth to injury to illness. No matter the age of disability onset, it's really important to come to a place of acceptance of self
3. 10 Steps Towards Better Self-Advocacy
4. Preventing Suicide In People with Disabilities
Learn about ways to prevent suicide while leading a life with a disability.
5. The ADA's Title II - State and Local Governments
Under Title II of the ADA, citizens with disabilities must have an equal opportunity to participate in or benefit from municipal, county or state programs, services, and activities.
6. The ADA's Title III - Public Entities
Under the ADA's Title III, people with disabilities are entitled access and service in public, or privately owned, establishments not associated with local governments.
7. The ADA's Title I -Employment
Of three major ADA titles, Title I covers employment. Title I covers unfairness in employment practices, like application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, training, recruitment, posting positions, tenure, layoff, leave time, fringe benefits, all employment-related activities,
8. Holiday Gift Ideas with a Disability Twist
Buying a gift for someone with a disability really isnít as hard as it may seem. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you complete your shopping gift list.
9. Formal Dances With A Disability
Spring time means prom and formal dances. Even with a disability, there are ways to make this time of year fun and accessible.
10. Domestic Violence & Disability
Did you know women with disabilities are twice as likely to experience domestic violence than women without disabilities? Stop the abuse. Tell someone. You are worthy of help. You deserve to be kept safe and treated well. Get help now.
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