April 20, 2018

Pioneering Psychologist Hans Asperger Was a Nazi Sympathizer Who Sent Children to Be Killed, New Evidence Suggests

(Gizmodo) – The term “Asperger’s syndrome” will never be heard the same way again, owing to new research showing that Hans Asperger—the Austrian pediatrician for whom the disorder was named—was an active participant in the Nazi eugenics program, recommending that … Read More

April 17, 2018

Nursing Homes Routinely Refuse People on Addiction Treatment–Which Some Experts Say Is Illegal

(STAT News) – Nursing facilities routinely turn away patients seeking post-hospital care if they are taking medicine to treat opioid addiction, a practice that legal experts say violates the Americans with Disabilities Act. After discharge from the hospital, many patients … Read More

April 4, 2018

Assaulted and Shunned, India’s Women with Disabilities May Never Get Their #MeToo Moment

(Quartz) – Survivors of sexual assault in India rarely get the justice they deserve—and it is all the more difficult for women and girls with disabilities. They routinely struggle with reporting abuse and getting appropriate medical care, besides navigating the … Read More

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