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The 'Boys' in the Bunkhouse (4 SHORT VIDEOS) ~ (DOCUMENTARY VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Waterloo Iowa, Atalissa, Americans, men, disabled, abuse, humans, ethics, crime, society, sadness, health, freedoms, dishonesty, rights, law, news )

- 1924 days ago -
Toil, abuse and endurance in the heartland. For decades, dozens of men with intellectual disability lived in an old schoolhouse and worked in a turkey plant. No one knew just what they endured.
Help People With Disabilities Integrate Into Community - PLEASE SIGN THE PLEDGE!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Disabled, Community )

- 2162 days ago -
ndividuals with certain physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities should have the same legal abilities as other citizens.Stand with organizations like The Arc to make sure people with disabilities are given equal rights to choose how they live
Jetstar Bans Disabled Child From Boarding With Stroller
Society & Culture  (tags: Jetstar, bans, two-year-old, disabled, boy, stroller, downsyndrome, human rights, family, children )

- 2901 days ago -
Australian discount airline Jetstar is taking heat for not allowing a child with Down syndrome to board a plane with his stroller. Two-year-old Theo Scott, who has has Down syndrome and suffers from a rare condition known as non-neurogenic neurogenic bla
Helping Homeless and Disabled Veterans ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, protection, veterans, homeless, disabled )

- 3117 days ago -
America's hero's cannot be found in a comic book or on the big screen. They are around us. They wore colors to blend in with nature, but often they saw the color red. Despite the intimidating factors of bloodshed, they fought on for their countries
Report: Mexico's Disabled Live in Squalor, Vanish
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, society, living conditions, disabled, news, culture, government, abuse, safety, humans, health )

- 3119 days ago -
Mexico has done little over the past decade to improve the squalid living conditions of mentally disabled adults and children who are in institutions, an international advocacy group charged Tuesday.
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, seniors, disabled, relocation, Gulf Coast )

- 3291 days ago -
Many Gulf Coast residents, such as seniors and those with respiratory disorders, severe allergies, and compromised immune systems need to relocate NOW, however, most low-income housing throughout the US for seniors and the disabled have waiting lists.
Special Olympians Compete in Summer Games
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Special Olympics, disabled, handicapped, freedoms, GoodNews )

- 3667 days ago -
CAPITAL REGION, N.Y- More than 700 athletes from across the Capital Region got together to show off their skills in the Special Olympics. The Special Olympics New York 2009 Capital District Region Summer Games were held at two locations Saturday.
Sign Petition: Join The UFW in Standing Up For Homecare Workers
Society & Culture  (tags: homecare, workers, california, ufw, society, culture, rights, humans, government, americans, money, politics, economy, healthcare, elderly, disabled, federal, funds, critical, services, jobs, pay children )

- 3669 days ago -
Stand up for California's homecare workers by emailing legislators and Gov. Schwarzenegger. Homecare workers provide critical services to the elderly and disabled in this state. Home care workers work long and hard taking care of our most fragile citizens
Schwarzenegger Plans $2.8 Billion More in State Cuts
Society & Culture  (tags: homecare, workers, california, ufw, society, culture, rights, humans, government, americans, money, politics, economy, healthcare, elderly, disabled, federal, funds, critical, services, jobs, pay children )

- 3669 days ago -
Schools would be hit by $680 million in new cuts, while the state's social safety net would lose $1 billion more in funding for the poor, disabled and aged. A 5% salary reduction for state employees would save the state $470 million.
Sign Petition: Help The Disabled People of America
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, obama, government, disabled, ssi, social security, poverty, americans, health, food, children, family, rights, society, culture, economy, money )

- 3676 days ago -
There are a lot of disabled people out here who are tired of living on a shoestring. We want to be heard. While you sit there, waiting to receive your lifelong pension of over $100,000 a year, with full medical benefits, etc., we are starving.
Clampdown on Disability Bullying
Society & Culture  (tags: disability, school, disabilities, disabled, children, child, society, special needs, bullying, education, prevention, interesting )

- 4049 days ago -
Schools in England are being advised on how to stop the bullying of children with special needs or disabilities.
Deputy Dumps Paralyzed Man Out of Wheelchair
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, disabled, crime, humans, law, police, rights, society )

- 4140 days ago -
It's hard to shock people in this modern wired world, but even the chief deputy of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's office in Florida found the security camera video of a jailer dumping a paralyzed man out of his wheelchair appalling.
Urgent Appeal: Nepal Women's Human Rights Defenders Assaulted, Harassed
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, women, violence, rape, safety, disabled, rights )

- 4175 days ago -
Women with disabilities have been marginalized in various societies of Nepal and the social exclusion is very severe. These women are socially stigmatized and even ostracized in the society, they are also politically marginalized...
4.4 Million Disabled - Too Many to Be Ignored
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, disabled, chronically ill, government pirorities, stats can, harper, society, healthcare, environment, prevention, eithics, priorities, human rights, government, freedoms, society, supportive care housing, housing, care helprights )

- 4178 days ago -
One of the most significant signposts for 2008 got little notice when it appeared this month. But Statistics Canada's latest national survey on the growing number of adults and children with disabilities should send a clear message to politicians in what
Disabled Passengers Struggle With Subway
Society & Culture  (tags: handicapped, disabled, wheelchairs, subway, public transit, accessibility, rights, americans, arts, transportation )

- 4245 days ago -
Handicapped passengers struggle with big-city transit systems; some sue for improvements For handicapped New Yorkers, a trip aboard the city's subway system means confronting a series of obstacles _ and indignities.

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