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Tag: People with Disabilities

Amputee Stearn Hodge Left To Crawl On Floor After Airline Security Confiscated Scooter Battery

An amputee man has filed a complaint before the Canadian Human Rights Commission for discrimination. Airport security officials allegedly forced him to leave the batteries of his mobility scooter even though he needed them for his trip.

Public Health May 6, 2019

Studies Prove Blind People Really Have Better Hearing

Multiple new studies prove that people who were born blind or became blind really have better hearing than people with sight. Scientists examined the brains of individuals using MRIs.

Neuroscience April 23, 2019

New Category On Apple's Online Store Targets Individuals With Impairments

Apple has launched a new Accessibility category in its online store designed to cater to the needs of consumers with vision, physical or learning impairments. Some of the new products include a Bluetooth braille display and a tactile musical interface.

Business Tech May 9, 2016

Pedestrian Wheelchair Users 36 Percent More Likely To Die In Car Crashes

American wheelchair users are at 36 percent risk of death from road traffic collision than other pedestrians. Men are also at a fivefold increased risk of getting killed in car-pedestrian crashes than women.

Life November 27, 2015

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