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Talk (part 1 of 2)

The award-winning 'Talk' portrays a society in which non-disabled people are a pitied minority and disabled people lead full and active lives. Jonathan Kerri...

Michael Bailey's Intro to the Disability Rights Movement: Part 1 of 3

Teaching guidance is available if you would like to use this video as a part of disability awareness curriculum. For more information, please visit: http://d...

American disability rights activist Judith Heumann

American disability rights activist Judith Heumann joins The Morning Show to talk about creating inclusive environments, and the power if inclusive thinking.

Disability Rights Activist Movement Documentary

Brianna Letendre's school project.

Clip from "Talk" by the Disability Rights Commission (UK)

You've got a job interview, but suddenly you're in the minority. A tale worthy of the "Twilight Zone" with a disability twist.

Disability Law, Policy and Civil Rights Movement

Disability Rights International - June 2013

Disability Rights International (DRI) is a global organisation dedicated to promoting the human rights and full participation in society of people with disab...

DRI Intro--Disability Rights are Human Rights

Disability Rights International is a human rights organization dedicated to protecting the human rights and promoting the full community integration of perso...

Russia: Disability Rights Activists

Although people with disabilities in Russia have seen improvements since the end of the Soviet era, they remain largely cut off from society. Public attitude...

Disability Rights UK

Sue Bott, Director of Policy and Development at Disability Rights UK talks about our vision for disabled people and the work we do to achieve it.

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4178 news items

 
Workers World
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:11:15 -0700

In 2007, archaeologists Lorna Tilley and Marc Oxenham found the bones of a young man who lived 4,000 years ago in what is now northern Vietnam. He had been profoundly ill. He had fused vertebrae, weak bones and other evidence that he was paralyzed ...

Care2.com

New York Times
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:03:45 -0700

A critical vote is pending in the United States Senate regarding ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities. I write simply to underscore the importance of United States ratification. It is true that the ...
 
Radio Iowa
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 -0700

Senator Tom Harkin and others hoping to get the U.S. Senate to ratify an international treaty on disability rights are hoping support from veterans groups will help switch opponents into supporters. “We're working on it. We have some problems, but we ...
 
Workers World
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:33:45 -0700

The 1970s saw the development of a very active ex-patient and psychiatric survivor movement. In 1974, the Network Against Psychiatric Assault (NAPA) was among many organizations founded by people who had experienced psychiatric diagnoses. Also, a ...

SFGate

Disability Scoop
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:22:14 -0700

The treaty, which establishes an international standard for disability rights similar to what's already in place domestically through the Americans with Disabilities Act, is now headed to the full Senate where it would need a two-thirds majority vote ...
 
Contra Costa Times
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:42:14 -0700

BERKELEY -- A man called the father of the disability civil rights movement and a current federal advisor on international disability rights shared something special Wednesday -- a peace award, and a sense of accomplishment. The Berkeley Rotary Club ...
 
Dallas Business Journal
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:56:36 -0700

ADAPT is a national grassroots organization for disability rights activists and the Texas Civil Rights Project – TCRP, for short – is a statewide nonprofit focused on helping people receive economic, racial and social justice through litigation, social ...
 
LifeNews.com
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:18:30 -0700

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted on the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) this week. While this treaty has a warm and fuzzy name, it could have a dangerous impact on abortion laws in this country. Pro-life ...
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