The coronavirus pandemic has fueled big increases in video visits between patients and doctors, but older Americans haven’t easily taken to the trend, a new study finds.
The eminent British theatre director and producer Jude Kelly once stated that “An artist must be an activist – aesthetically, morally, or philosophically. That doesn’t mean that they have to demonstrate in street protests, but rather deal with these issues through a so-called artistic language.” For artists with disabilities within the entertainment community, the act of representation is as much about being seen and heard as it is about redefining new cultural norms and declaring that the narrative of persons with disabilities is fundamental to our everyday lives and should be a necessary ingredient in our popular culture.
It’s happened again as it does each year. The U.S. Department of Education announced in late June that less than half the states were in compliance with federal special education law for the 2018-19 academic year.
A retired Chicago Police Department official is returning to work to oversee the agency’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, authorities said Friday. Deborah Pascua spent 27 years with the department. She is the first official assigned to oversee the agency’s policy and training for maintaining the rights of people with disabilities.
Older Americans are feeling stressed by COVID-19 and prolonged social isolation, but they’re also showing their resiliency, a new study finds.
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