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for the latest-breaking disability-related stories on the web?
Recent updates on disability legislation or events? The latest
research discoveries? The following sites offer regularly updated
news about current disability-related legislation and events,
medical reports, and related topics. Please note that the web
sites listed on this page provide disability news in the broadest
sense. For news about particular subjects
or disabilities, check the appropriate WebWatcher pages (e.g.,
multiple sclerosis, etc.). Use the The DRM WebWatcher indexes or the site search engine. For state or local
disability news, check The DRM Regional
- Action Alerts
- The Bazelon
Center for Mental Health Law web site offers regularly updated
"alerts" about legal and advocacy issues affecting
people with mental disabilities.
Online - Assistive Technology
- This weekly
column by John M. Williams addresses a wide range of disability
news items and issues. The "assistive technology" in
the title can be viewed in the broadest sense, with recent columns
addressing such diverse topics as people with disabilities on
television game shows, President Bush's disability agenda, and
an interview with Jesse Ventura.
- CNN Interactive -
- CNN's health
page features current health news and general health and medical
information. Though not specifically disability-related, it's
a good place to find that story your friend's cousin heard on
- International News
- A guide
to current happenings around the world from the "Disability
Information for Students" web site. Includes a scrolling
hypertext ticker to "headlines" as well as links arranged
- Justice for All E-Mail Network
For All works "with national and state organizations of
people with disabilities to get the word from Washington D.C.
out to the grassroots." Sign up here for regular news alerts,
or check out the archives for recent messages.
- National News
- An excellent
monthly report on news affecting the disability community from
the Illinois-based Council for Disability Rights.
- New York Times Syndicate
- PR Newswire
- The latest
news about health and medicine from Your Health Daily.
Geared for the media, this site features daily health-related
news releases. A topical list and keyword search are also available.
World Full Coverage - Disabilities and the Disabled
daily, this page features links to disability-related news articles
from news services like AP and Reuters, major city newspapers
like the New York Times and Washington Post, and
other news sources.
conference information, see Conference
of interactive news groups, see Listservs
- For sources of news about particular subjects,
see The DRM WebWatcher
sources of state or local news, see The
DRM Regional Resource Directory
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