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Disability in film

Wednesday, January 8, 2014Choose the right answer. Which genre of film has the most work to do in representing people with disabilities in a realistic, non-stereotypical manner? A. Children's B. Horror C. Drama D. Comedy E. All of the above Click on the headline above to see the answer and to learn more about "Disability in film."

Disability in the Medieval Period

Wednesday, January 1, 2014Choose the right answer! Question: In the Medieval Period, people with disabilities were: A. Institutionalized to protect the social order. B. Living in their local communities. C. Living in religious convents and monasteries to be 'cured'. D. None of the above. Click on the headline above to read the answer and to learn more about disability in the Medieval Period.

Musicians with disabilities

Wednesday, December 25, 2013Choose the right answer! Question: Musicians who have disabilities make reference to disability in their lyrics: A. Frequently. B. Often. C. On occasion. D. Almost never. Click on the headline above to learn more about musicians with disabilities.

HIV/AIDS

Wednesday, December 18, 2013People with disabilities worldwide are disproportionately at risk of contracting HIV because they are: A) At higher risk of being a victim of violent sexual or physical abuse. B) Less informed about the risks of HIV due to limited education and literacy. C) Assumed to not be sexually active. D) All of the above. E) None of the above. Click on the headline above to learn the answer and to learn more about HIV/AIDS.

HIV/AIDS

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 To learn more about how HIV/AIDS affects people with disabilities, please visit: http://disabilityrightsgalaxy.com/?p=15707

PARC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Mills v. Board of Education, DC

Wednesday, December 11, 2013Question: True or False: Prior to 1971 when the PARC and Mills cases, children with disabilities were routinely denied a public education. To see the answer and learn more about public education for children with disabilities, click on the headline above.

PARC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Mills v. Board of Education, DC

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 For more information on PARC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Mills v. Board of Education, DC, please visit: http://disabilityrightsgalaxy.com/?p=15321

Stephen Hawking, scientist and genius

Wednesday, November 27, 2013Question: Doctors diagnosed Stephen Hawking with ALS at the age of 21, giving him two years to live. A) True. B) False. Click on the headline above to see the answer and to learn more about Stephen Hawking.

Stephen Hawking, scientist and genius

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 To learn more about the life and legacy of Stephen Hawking, please visit http://disabilityrightsgalaxy.com/?p=15686

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