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BBC News: Actor’s disabled son told to leave theatre show

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on BBC News: Actor’s disabled son told to leave theatre show

Source:  BBC News / May 03, 2018 A disabled man was asked to leave a theatre show his father was acting in when an audience member complained because he was making noises. Harry Boniface, 25, was watching Into the Woods at The Swan Theatre in Worcester, the Worcester News reported. Martin Boniface said his son is non-verbal and has “profound and multiple” learning difficulties. The theatre said it is “devastated” and would have dealt with it appropriately if it had been aware. Harry, who communicates with sounds and signing, was making animal noises during the first...

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Watch Tesla Autopilot automatically merge into another lane in a construction zone

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Watch Tesla Autopilot automatically merge into another lane in a construction zone

Source:  Electrek / Fred Lambert  – Apr. 20th 2018 6:06 am ET The news about Tesla Autopilot lately has mainly been about the driver assist system’s limitations and it is certainly important to talk about those, but the system has also been improving quite significantly with recent updates and it’s fun to take a break and look at those improvements too. It can now handle increasingly more complicated road situations as we see it now being able to merge into another lane in a construction zone. To continue reading and to watch the video please click here >>>>...

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More people with disabilities are getting jobs. Here’s why.

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on More people with disabilities are getting jobs. Here’s why.

Source:  CNN Money / by Julia Horowitz   @juliakhorowitz / January 26, 2018: 10:31 AM ET In June 2017, Christopher Morris started work as an associate at Ernst & Young. The 36-year-old is one of 14 people in the professional services firm’s “neurodiversity” program, which hires people on the autism spectrum to work on its accounting and analytics projects.  Over the next three years, Ernst & Young plans to brings dozens more people like Morris on board. “We need the talent wherever we can get it. Whichever way it’s packaged. There is a shortage,...

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Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast

Source:  NY Times / Sylvia Longmire / DISABILITY / NOV. 22, 2017 Whenever I hear someone mention Airbnb, I cringe — on the inside, at least. Not because there’s anything inherently wrong with Airbnb, the home-sharing business that has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years and has opened up affordable accommodations to millions of people around the world. The problem is, it hasn’t done so for people like me. Airbnb is part of something called the sharing economy, an evolving system in which people who own certain things, like homes or cars, rent them out to others when they are not...

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Dealing With Disabilities, but No Longer Invisible

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Dealing With Disabilities, but No Longer Invisible

Source:  New York Times / By David Gonzalez Jun. 21, 2017 Andres Millan spent two years traveling around Bogotá, Colombia, and its environs, photographing people whose mental health issues or physical limitations kept them at home. Within cramped apartments where living rooms doubled as craft workshops and inside cinder block houses with dirt floors, he spent hours talking to these people about art and healing. To many in bustling urban centers, they were invisible, out of sight and out of luck. But to Mr. Millan, they were kindred spirits he could not ignore. He knew the sacrifices made by...

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