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This year Time magazine named Alice Wong one of 16 people 'fighting for a more equal America.' Her new book is a collection of stories that reflect the diverse experience of disability.
A survey of Manitoba parents that revealed frequent school use of physical restraints and isolation rooms for students with disabilities is 'hugely problematic' and 'shocking,' a researcher says.
Holland Bloorview is piloting a virtual Rec Room and Netflix parties to ensure youth stay connected during the pandemic.
A memorial for George Floyd took place today. Yesterday, Dr. Sharon Smile invited Holland Bloorview's doctors into 'uncomfortable discussions about racism and how it impacts us as a unit and the
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 too.
An American icon in the disability justice world has died.
In Britain, a survey by Family Fund found that a quarter of parents of children with disabilities said they had skipped meals in the past two weeks due to reduced income during the pandemic.
Everyone is on edge during the COVID-19 lockdown. But young adults with cerebral palsy face some unique pressures.
As a teen, Luiza Lamaj wished she had an adult with a disability to mentor her. Now she plays that role on Holland Bloorview's new Alumni Network.
Growing up, Amanda Leduc was enthralled with Disney princesses. It was only as an adult that she questioned why none of them had a disability.
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