Disabilities

John W. Miller May 17, 2018
As states continue to close large state-run institutions designed to house large numbers of people with cognitive disabilities, the United States faces a new crisis: a shortage of new nonprofit group homes.
A young girl sitting next to Pope Francis smiles during an audience with Special Olympics athletes participating in the Unified Football tournament, at the Vatican Oct. 13. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
Angelo Jesus Canta March 21, 2018
“Maybe one day we will live in a world without disabilities. Wouldn’t that be perfect for modern-day Hitlers?”
Karen Gaffney has swum the English Channel, given a TEDx talk and received an honorary doctorate.
Parishioners point at a fallen tree uprooted on the grounds of St. Mary Cathedral in Miami after the passing of Hurricane Irma in September. (CNS photo/Marlene Quaroni, Florida Catholic newspaper)
Kate Stein January 03, 2018
It remains to be seen whether new efforts to address vulnerabilities faced by low-income, disabled and elderly people will result in meaningful changes.
John J. Conley November 27, 2017
Sanger argued for compulsory sterilization and segregation for people with disabilities.
Jacob Tremblay and Julia Roberts in “Wonder” (CNS photo/Lionsgate). 
Simcha Fisher November 22, 2017
‘Wonder’ is a tween melodrama on a mission of mercy.