Disability

11 articles
by Yona Lunsky Sue Robins

‘Do you care about disabled people or not?’

Why aren't we gathering data about the effect of COVID-19 on adults with developmental disabilities? Is it because of underlying attitudes in health care that their lives matter less?

by Lene Andersen Laurie Proulx Catherine Stratton Emily Sirotich

COVID-19 and the forgotten disability community

Canadians pride themselves on diversity, inclusion and public health care. But COVID-19 has shown how people with disabilities are consistently left behind. Now is the time that changed.

by Eva Zhu

‘Foolproof’ exam software creating barriers for students with disabilities

To make sure students aren’t tempted to cheat when writing exams at home, professors have been using proctoring software, but it doesn’t account for those with mental or physical disabilities.

by Lesley A. Tarasoff Hilary Brown Yona Lunsky Laurie Proulx Kate Welsh

This Mother’s Day, let’s focus on moms with disabilities

by Dafna Izenberg Francine Buchanan Claude Lurette

Direct Funding means freedom for many people with disabilities. Is it accessible enough?

by Yona Lunsky Robert Balogh

Developmental disabilities, mental health issues often overlap

by Karen Palmer Mike Tierney Christopher Doig

Can healthcare do better for people with multiple chemical sensitivities?

by Aleksandra Stefanovic Roger Chafe

Is miscarriage a disability?

by Vanessa Milne Sachin Pendharkar Maureen Taylor

Aging caregivers of children with disabilities “pushed to the breaking point”

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