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ABILITY Magazine and ABILITY Corps at the UN’s CRPD: Talking Unconscious Bias

United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD/COSP10), ABILITY Corps and ABILITY Magazine hosted a panel titled: Unconscious Bias, Perceptions and Non-inclusion. Panelists ... Read more
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, United Nations Building in background

10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD

“The Second Decade of the CRPD: Inclusion and full participation of persons with disabilities and their representative organizations in the implementation of the Convention”
Orcam demo with Kia Martirosyan at the Untiited Nations

United Nations – Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (9CSP CRPD)

Panel: Tec Talk: Brilliant New Designs in Assistive Technology, Ease of Use & Multi-media (L to R) Lia Martirosyan, Rowee Benbenishty, Paul Albano, Chet ... Read more
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, United Nations Building in background

United Nations CRPD – Comments

Comments on the United Nations Convention on Right for Persons with Disabilities by Vladimir Cuk, International Disability Alliance; Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, RespectAbility USA; Marcie ... Read more
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United Nations CRPD “Social Media and Disabilities” Panel

While we started late due to Lenin Moreno, Vice President of Ecuador, running over on his panel (he had a lot to say—all good), ... Read more
Judy Heumann with Senator Tom Harkin

Judy Heumann

Judith Heumann has devoted her life to fighting for the rights of people with disabilities, herself included. She’s not only been at the forefront ... Read more
Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard interview with Chet Cooper discusses TBI, PTSD, Aloha and more

UPDATE: 3/19/20 Tulsi Gabbard drops out of the race and endorses Joe Biden 2/07/20 — The first female combat veteran running for President of ... Read more
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Disability Power Grid

Omnium Circus – Accessibility and Inclusivity Chen Ang – Therapist In the Business of Spreading Happiness: John’s Crazy Socks New feature for people with physical ... Read more

Global Disability Strategies and Action Plans

Disability Strategies and Action Plans by Country/Area Country/Area Strategies and Action Plans — PDF links Language Afghanistan Strategy for Disability and Rehabilitation 2013-2016 English ... Read more
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Media Kit

Branding WEB AND DIGITAL MEDIA readership clients Calendars Ad Sizes (Digital & Web) Contact PRICING For more than 30 years, ABILITY Magazine has been one ... Read more
Healthy athletes

Javier Vasquez, VP Health Programs Special Olympics

Javier Vasquez toils on the front lines of global healthcare policy to ensure athletes with disabilities have access to healthcare. As Vice President of ... Read more
Special Olympics Health

Alanna Armitage Regional Director of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities

Alanna Armitage is the Regional Director of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Translation: she advocates ... Read more
Royce White

Royce White — Fighting Mental Health Awareness from the NBA to MMA

In 2012, Royce White was a first-round NBA draft pick by the Houston Rockets. Articulate and smart, the six-foot-eight Iowa State recruit was a ... Read more
Chet Cooper, Ni Lin and Wei Mengxin holdig a framed award

Kurt Yaeger, Chet Cooper, Ashley Fiolek and China Press are DRLC Honorees

Usually when we hear about China, the stories focus on factories and goods, jobs shipped overseas and other news items that make the country ... Read more
Tom Harkin Senator Duckworth

Harkin Summit – Boost Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

For decades, former Senator Tom Harkin has actively championed the rights of people with disabilities. First serving in the US House of Representatives and ... Read more
Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour From the Heart

Jane Seymour has lit up the big screen for decades. Audiences first swooned over her classic English features as the James Bond girl in ... Read more
people with disabilities locked out of ayatem

People with Disabilities have Severely Limited Access to Justice System, Report Finds

No one ever finds themselves sitting in a courtroom and thinking about how happy or lucky they are to be there. Not unless you’re ... Read more
Katherine Beattie -Dropping In. Beattie in wheelchair and helmut sitting at the edge of a skateboard ramp

Katherine Beattie – Skate Park Fun

By day, Katherine Beattie is a television writer whose name graces the credits of big hits like NCIS: New Orleans and Californication. But when ... Read more
United Nations CRPD 2018 ABILITY Corps panel

Assistive Technologies in a Changing World

ABILITY Corps panel discussion during the United Nations 11th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD Lesley Ann Gibbons: Which one is the ... Read more
All Roads Lead to Qatar

Qatar – The Fifth International Shafallah Forum

The Fifth Annual Shafallah Forum focused on crisis, conflict and disability, and attracted the First Spouses of more than a dozen world leaders, along ... Read more