HOW CAN I GET HELP PAYING FOR MY PRESCRIPTIONS?

The ongoing cost of prescription medications can be a challenge, especially if you are taking more than one prescribed medication. Some pharmaceutical companies offer prescription assistance programs to individuals and families with financial needs. These programs typically require a doctor’s consent and proof of your financial status. They may also …

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Disabled World – Disability News and Information

“Disability will affect the lives of everyone at some point in their life, it is time society changed to acknowledge this” – One of the key challenges for a person with a disability is to be seen by the public, to be portrayed in the media, treated by health care …

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Chronic Illness Coaching Shows Significant Benefits According to Stanford

Seeing coaching recognized as an effective strategy for managing chronic illness is really exciting! And proven by “Stanford University Medical Center” no less! I’ve know this for many years of course, as have my clients but I can’t tell you how powerful it is to see this validated by such …

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An Attitude of Gratitude

  I am a working mother and have a very active 16 month old little girl.  Juggling my busy life with RR MS takes help and I am thankful to have a great support network. More than ever now that I am a mother, I find myself writing thank you …

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Governments wage war against their own human rights laws

When award-winning writer Varda Burstyn complained to the Canadian Human Rights Commission about her treatment by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the last thing she expected was to be caught in the crossfire of a war between these government agencies. Burstyn suffers from Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS, also known as …

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Amazon improves Kindle iOS app accessibility

Amazon improved its Kindle iOS app accessibility. The updated version 3.8 of the app is to adjust line spacing, Multi-page Highlights and Print Replica Textbooks notebook improvements. Amazon added accessibility improvements in latest’s update including the ability to set a higher maximum font size. What’s New in Version 3.8 Line Spacing …

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Learning Ally: The Difference We Make In a Dyslexic Student’s Educational and Personal Growth Goes Far Deeper than Audiobooks!

At Learning Ally, a national non-profit since 1948, our mission is to promote personal achievement when access and reading are barriers to learning by advancing the use of accessible and effective educational solutions. While Learning Ally remains a leading provider of audiobooks – including the world’s largest library of audio …

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Mobile Phone for People with Vision disabilities Launched

WASHINGTON: Odin Mobile, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) on the T-Mobile network, announced the country’s first mobile service designed for the sole purpose of improving wireless accessibility for people who are blind or low vision. Emporia Essence: A simple mobile phone for People with vision disabilities. (Photo Credit: Odin Mobile) …

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Oregon testing Windows 8 Tablets for voters with disabilities

Last fall, Oregon became the first state in the nation to utilize tablet technology in elections. Now in the state’s latest technology move, Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown has arranged to provide Samsung Series 7 PC tablets, featuring the Windows 8 operating system, to be used by Oregon voters with disabilities …

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