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Fire Starbucks Employee Who Humiliated Disabled Veteran Over Service Dog! Sign the Petition Now!
Society & Culture  (tags: disability, blind man, Service dogs, starbucks )

Carmen
- 426 days ago - bit.ly
The blind man just wanted a cup of coffee, when the Starbucks employee shouted he wasn't blind and demanded he prove his disability. If he didn't do that, his service dog would not be let in the coffee shop. Sign the Petition to fire the employee!
These Mannequins Will Make Your Heart Swell for Beautiful Disabled People Sign Pledge!! (Video!)
Society & Culture  (tags: disability, diasbled, different-abled-bodies, mannequins, goodnews, pro infirmis, company, culture, interesting, video )

Barb
- 469 days ago - takepart.com
For disabled people who have disorders such as scoliosis or brittle bone problems, the straight posture and physical perfection of a mannequin can feel like a taunt. By comparison, their bent forms may seem odd and disjointed to some viewers.
Fliers Threaten to Name People on Government Assistance
Society & Culture  (tags: Disability, Food Stamps, Porland, fliers, Artemis of the wildland )

Dandelion
- 578 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
An unknown person has been leaf letting Portland, Ore., neighborhoods with fliers that threaten to publicly name local recipients of food stamps and disability benefits.
Video:Think Looks Can't Be Deceiving? Take A Peek At This Astonishing Guy.
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, ethics, disability, americans, unusual, goodnews, abuse, culture, education, freedoms, GoodNews, law, media, rights, safety, goodnews, ethics )

JL
- 594 days ago - upworthy.com
Joseph Lamour Musician Dean Zimmer has quite an impressive story to tell. I hope I get to live half as great a life as he has.
Vote for Michael If You Care Enough, You Can Change The World. Come Help Us! #StopChildAbuse
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, help, aid, mobility, disability )

Arwen
- 718 days ago - helpspreadthis.org
When Michael was a baby, his birth mom tried to drown him, leaving him severely handicapped. Please help his family win a mobility van for him! Thank you.x
"Get Off Your Knees" The John Robinson Story..
Society & Culture  (tags: documentary, PBS, Inspirational, disability, obstacles, congenital amputee, tenacity, Body-Mind-Spirit, Human spirit, family, ethics )

Dee
- 1958 days ago - wmht.org
Born a congenital amputee, John Robinson has no hands. His arms stop at his elbows. His lower legs are attached to his hips without knees. He is 3'9'' tall. As a child, John's parents had many worries:
Sign Petition: Protect All People From Hate Crimes
Society & Culture  (tags: hate, crime, fear, prejudice, rascism, gay bashing, anti-semitism, violence, society, rights, safety, police, law, humans, government, freedoms, culture, americans, abuse, sexual orientation, gender, disability, color, religion, national origin )

Tom
- 2157 days ago - change.org
The House of Representatives passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act. The Senate version, the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act (S. 909) is currently under consideration and senators need to hear from their constituents.
Clampdown on Disability Bullying
Society & Culture  (tags: disability, school, disabilities, disabled, children, child, society, special needs, bullying, education, prevention, interesting )

Mandy
- 2530 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Schools in England are being advised on how to stop the bullying of children with special needs or disabilities.
   

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