disability

Connections: Discussing how President Biden's stimulus plan could impact people with disabilities

One aspect of President Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan is focused on helping people with disabilities. If passed, the American Rescue Plan would...
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 10:03am
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Disability community still fighting for independent living

Philipe Rivera goes by "Flip." He's 34 years old and has cerebral palsy. He has a tattoo on his arm, uses a wheelchair, and communicates through a...
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Mon, 07/20/2020 - 10:41am
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Connections: Previewing the first-ever Festival of Inclusion

The first-ever Festival of Inclusion kicks off on Sunday. The community-based event organized by the Golisano Foundation, Best Buddies, and Special...
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Thu, 02/27/2020 - 10:31am
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Connections: Dialogue on Disability - Cooper's story, and the value of speech therapy

It’s Dialogue on Disability Week at WXXI. Throughout the week on Connections, we’ll host a series of conversations about inclusion and disability rights...
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 9:20am
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Connections: Disability rights activist Stephanie Woodward on disability pride

Local disability rights activist Stephanie Woodward recently wrote an opinion piece for the Spina Bifida Association about why she loves her disability....
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Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:19am
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Abigail Hernandez's legal team files appeal, attorney compares courts to Alice in Wonderland

Abigail Hernandez’s legal team filed an appeal Tuesday. That’s after losing a bond hearing earlier this month. Her immigration attorney compares the...
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Tue, 08/27/2019 - 3:43pm
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Connections: Understanding dyslexia

How much do you know about dyslexia? About 40 million American children and adults are affected by the disorder, but research shows that not all...
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Tue, 12/04/2018 - 9:51am
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