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Rodney Evans explores the lives of artists with vision impairment in ‘Vision Portraits’ – amNewYork

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As a deaf nurse, I know what it’s like to face discrimination in the NHS – The Guardian

‘I’d like to know how many chief executives and board members…

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Entrepreneurs With Disabilities RISE To Challenges – Star2.com

Wheelchair-bound makeup artist Noney Gondolos, 50, inspires others with her grit and hard work. Despite being born with…

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Girl with Down’s syndrome ‘denied walking frame’ – BBC News

A girl with Down’s syndrome who has to shuffle to get around has been told she is…

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‘I was denied cervical screening because of my disability’ – BBC News

Women with physical disabilities often have to fight to access cervical screening, with some denied it altogether,…

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‘Everything from my job is gone’ – Brighton stroke survivor – The Argus

A FORMER engineering company worker who suffered a stroke and lost his ability to speak is now…

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Schoolboy poet teaches the bullies a lesson or two on Autism – ITV News

A poem…

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US man with type 1 diabetes dies after needing to ration insulin – Diabetes.co.uk

We are extremely saddened to learn about a 27-year-old US man with type 1 diabetes who died…

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I’m Not Letting My Fear of Surgery Control My Life – Muscular Dystrophy News

For several years, I’ve been feeling nauseated in the mornings after I eat breakfast. Whatever food item…

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Deafness on verge of being cured by hearing loss hero Professor Kevin Munro – Express

And as the unit celebrates its centenary this year, Professor Munro has given a rare interview on…

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The Improvaneers is a comedy group where all members have Down syndrome – TODAY

In high school, Audrey Costilow loved being in the spotlight, on the stage during school plays. When…

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My Own MS Symptoms Were Dismissed as Depression, and It Has Made Me a Better Doctor – POPSUGAR

Colleen Doherty, MD, is a board-certified internist and medical…

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Cerebral palsy doesn’t stop Max Quaglio from following his dream of driving trucks – ABC News

Max Quaglio can’t run or play most sports, but after learning to four-wheel drive on a rural…

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Diabetic, 27, dies after taking cheaper insulin as he lost private health insurance – The Independent

Josh Wilkerson was alone, in the sleeping quarters above the northern Virginia dog kennel where he worked,…

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‘Vision Portraits’ Filmmaker Wanted To Chronicle Other Artists Who Are Blind – Valley Public Radio

TERRY GROSS, HOST: Before we begin, I want to add our voices to the many who have expressed…

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Comedian With Spina Bifida Has Last Laugh | SHAKE MY BEAUTY – AOL Travel UK

A WOMAN, who is the same height as an…

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Actor with Down syndrome inspires and stars in Hollywood film – Reuters

Gottsagen plays the leading role of a young man who escapes from the nursing home where he…

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Disabled racing driver Jack Ferguson ‘proving everyone wrong’ – BBC News

A teenage karting racer with medical conditions so severe that doctors told him not to play sport…

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‘I feel like I belong’ – Newcastle children with special needs grow in confidence through performing arts – Chronicle Live

True Colours gives any youngsters a chance to perform, act, dance and sing regardless of their physical…

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How This Entrepreneur Survived A Traumatic Brain Injury And Now Runs A Barber College For Homeless Students – Forbes

The journey of entrepreneurship can be a stormy one—it…

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