IOScholarships (IOS), the first of its kind scholarship and financial education platform for minority STEM students has been designed with a streamlined user-friendly interface that offers great functionality to help high school, undergraduate and graduate students Continue reading STEM Internship Opportunities for Diverse Students
IOScholarships (IOS), the first of its kind free scholarship and financial education platform for minority STEM students announced it was granted its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification as a validation of its status as a minority-owned business. Continue reading IOScholarships Certified as a Minority-Owned Business
By Nicole Clark, NY Times
“When I was a kid, I had the sense things were more difficult for me,” Tiffany Bui recalled. It was hard for her to focus in school, and she was often forgetful. Throughout her life, she said, members of her family criticized these traits as faults. Continue reading ‘No One’s Ever Talked to Me About This Before’
By David Burger, ADA News
Los Angeles — According to the National Association of the Deaf, there are nearly 50 million Deaf/Hard of Hearing people in the U.S. There are communication barriers between the Deaf/Hard of Hearing community and the dental community that needs to be addressed and overcome. Continue reading UCLA introduces American Sign Language/Deaf culture course to dental students
IOScholarships (IOS), the first of its kind scholarship and financial education platform for minority STEM students recently announced the launch of its search engine website. The technology has been designed with a streamlined user-friendly interface that offers great functionality to help high school, undergraduate and graduate students find STEM scholarships. Continue reading IOScholarships Provides Free Access to STEM Scholarships
By the Sentinel-Tribune
Broadway star Ali Stroker says she always felt like her “most powerful self” when onstage, and now as the co-author of a new book for kids, she’s trying to empower others. Continue reading Singer with disability shines in Ali Stroker’s new kids book
LUCAS KWAN PETERSON
Chef Regina Mitchell’s Zoom cooking class begins like a lot of Zooms: friendly banter, reminders to mute here, some technical adjustments there. A few minutes after the 4:30 p.m. start time, there are about 20 people on the call. The menu for tonight: a vegetable stir-fry and a lemongrass-ginger soda.
BY COLLIN BINKLEY, U.S. News
The U.S. Education Department is canceling student debt for more than 40,000 Americans who were previously granted loan forgiveness because of disabilities but later had their debt reinstated after they failed to submit certain paperwork, the agency announced Monday. Continue reading US Eases Student Loan Relief for Those With Disabilities
By Nick Romanenko
Tom Pisano has been working on both a medical degree and doctoral degree in neuroscience to help to study and treat conditions like his own.
Content warning: This article mentions and discusses offensive words related to people with disabilities.
It’s not “oversensitive,” or too “new” of a concern for organizations and businesses to take a hard look at reforming ableist language. Ableism itself is not a new phenomenon, even if “ableism” is a new word to some of us.