Positive Abilities – Media Awards

So that I could keep track of any news in the Australian papers about “Disability or Seniors”  I linked to Google Alerts….      I had no idea that there is so little written about either area in Australia news…  Now I can understand why OPSO have Media Awards for “Positive Ageing”.    It is about time we had Media Awards for “Positive Abilities”  below is my Alert for today… notice non of it is Australian..   SpecialCare Central Inc are going to Hold Media Awards in April 2014…   Keep you eye out for journalists who write positive stories….

News 10 new results for Disability
‘Tackle learning disability by removing mind blocks’
Indian Express
Reena Bhonagiri may be mistaken for any other remedial teacher in the city but her clientele sets her apart from other teachers. Reena has been teaching students with learning disability for the past 24 years. This year, two of her students scored
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Print disability? Library has the key
UC Berkeley
Campus students with print disabilities now hold keys to the campus’s vast library collections, under a landmark agreement finalized last month. The negotiated agreement between UC Berkeley and Disability Rights Advocates, a nonprofit legal group,
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Maine Voices: Disability benefits don’t allow recipients to lead lives of leisure
Press Herald
YARMOUTH ó Recently the Social Security Disability programs have been in the news, and much of the commentary has been critical. National Public Radio recently broadcast a critical series, and critical articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal,
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Conquering disability takes a strong will
Auburn Citizen
As a person with a visual disability, and an active advocate, I am sometimes asked to talk with people that are experiencing a vision loss. It is something that I love to do, as shared information and encouragement helped me to get through the darker
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Eric Rosenthal, Disability Rights Pioneer, Wins Charles Bronfman Prize
The Jewish Week (blog)
Eric Rosenthal, the founder and executive director of Disability Rights International, will join such past recipients of the $100,000 prize as inaugural winner Jay Feinberg, who started the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation; Rachel Andres, founder of
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Bradford disability groups receive cash from Neil Hudgell Solicitors Trust
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Chellow Hearts, based at Chellow Heights School in Thorn Lane, has received £990 to buy ‘Glide Bikes’ which are designed for children with a range of disabilities. They will form part of the group’s new outdoor learning area – an interactive road used
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‘Trust us,’ on disability, home care changes, says Alberta premier
CBC.ca
Alberta Premier Alison Redford is asking people with developmental disabilities in the province to trust her government on changes coming July 1st. Redford promises those who need help will continue to get it. “Everything that we have said — and
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Postal worker claiming disability benefits busted after appearing on The Price
Daily Mail
A postal worker claiming disability benefits after injuring herself on the job has been accused of being a liar after she appeared on The Price is Right and spun the ‘big wheel’ twice without difficulty. Cathy Wrench Cashwell, a grandmother from
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Disability Insurance Observer: Debt
LifeHealthPro
The Federal Reserve System could be described either as a homicidal friend of the disability insurance community or a loving enemy. On the one hand: The Fed is terrible for the supply side of the life insurance industry. The Fed makes it hard for
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House aims to ease hurdles for vets filling disability claims linked to
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Tuesday designed to make it easier for veterans to obtain financial compensation for injuries or illness linked to sexual abuse while in the military. About 4,000 veterans last year sought compensation from
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