Tag: discrimination

F is for fail

“A child has to try and fail to read for several years before being diagnosed.” […]

Hiding in plain sight: The hidden homeless and invisible disabilities

The “hidden homeless” are hiding in plain sight. In Canada, 1 in 10 people can’t find permanent housing. They live with friends or family, sleep in cars or rooming houses. The risk of hidden homelessness is 2x greater for someone with a disability, and even higher for those with a learning disability. The statistics are alarming, and yet, the needs of those with disabilities are rendered invisible in emergency housing services and homeless shelters. No excuses. We–you–need to make those connections. And here’s why…

What barriers to equality do people with dyslexia face?

Today, on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the UN reports that: “Persons with […]