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Camp Jened, a 1960s camp for disabled teens in upstate New York, spawned activists who would lead historic protests and sit-ins for disability rights in the 1970s.
The monthly BLOOM e-letter contains our latest stories, with links to mainstream disability news and shout-outs to people making the world more inclusive. Check out new books and events.
COVID-19 focus should be building intensive-care capacity, not 'who comes first' lists, ethicist says
Pandemic plans exclude people with certain disabilities from being triaged for a ventilator. COVID-19 efforts need to focus on creative ways to build our supply of ventilators and other intensive-care
Looking for stuff to do with your kids during the coronavirus school shutdowns? BLOOM parents share ideas and resources.
'If you’ve got a personal problem, or a challenge in your organization, or you want to change the world, seek advice from the disability world,' says Al Etmanski, author of a new book called The Power
After training as a nurse, working for years in health admin, and advocating for her son with Down syndrome, Sue Robins was diagnosed with cancer. In a new book she calls for a return to the art and
Young adults are going into Toronto schools to talk about living with a disability and inclusion as part of Holland Bloorview's Dear Everybody campaign.
Minnesota's Star Tribune won national awards for a 2015 investigative series into how the state consigns adults with disabilities to sheltered workshops and remote group homes. We interview one of the
A new help line for caregivers, including parents of children with disabilities, was launched by the Ontario Caregiver Organization last week. We interview Amy Coupal, CEO of the Ontario Caregiver
As a freshman, Billy Price was paralyzed after falling out of a third-story window. In 2015 he co-founded Seattle-based BILLY Footwear, a line of stylish shoes that can be completely opened up with a
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