September 2010

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Recommended Reading for 13 September 2010

Warning: Offsite links are not safe spaces. Articles and comments in the links may contain ableist, sexist, and other -ist language and ideas of varying intensity. Opinions expressed in the articles may not reflect the opinions held by the compiler of the post and links are provided as topics of interest and exploration only. I [...]

Weekly Job Round-Up: APPLICATION WINDOW CLOSING SOON!

As always, these jobs are not endorsed by us in any way, and we cannot answer any questions about them. Canada: Accessibility Program Manager Please Endorse the AODA Alliance’s Brief to Elections Ontario on Proposed Polling Station and Returning Office Site Accessibility Standard (Ontario) 18-Month Temporary Assignment/Secondment OPEN The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, [...]

Signal Boost: Add Your Voice to the Leeds Metropolitan University Accessible Tourism Survey (UK)

Add Your Voice to the Leeds Metropolitan University Accessible Tourism Survey This survey reviews the specific needs of travellers using a wheelchair or other mobility aids or those who simply experience some form of mobility limitation. The data collected will be used for the thesis I am preparing as part of the requirements for my [...]

Signal Boost: Consultation on guidance about definition of disability in Equality Act 2010 (UK)

Consultation on guidance about definition of disability in Equality Act 2010 The Equality Act 2010 is a new piece of legislation that will replace the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). The Equality Act includes the legal definition of a disabled person who is protected from discrimination. This definition is slightly different from the definition used in [...]

Recommended Reading for 10 September 2010

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World Suicide Prevention Day

Being suicidal, especially if you have long-term thoughts about suicide and suicide ideation, can be a very isolating and lonely experience. Do you tell your friends and family? If you do, how will they react? What about your job? Will you be forcedly committed into psychiatric care? Will people assume that if you haven’t actually harmed yourself, you’re not really suicidal and just faking it for “attention”? If you’re happy and having a good time today, does that mean you’re not really suicidal at all? What exactly do you say, and who do you say it to?

Recommended Reading for 09 September 2010

Warning: Offsite links are not safe spaces. Articles and comments in the links may contain ableist, sexist, and other -ist language and ideas of varying intensity. Opinions expressed in the articles may not reflect the opinions held by the compiler of the post and links are provided as topics of interest and exploration only. I [...]

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