Author: Day Al-Mohamed

How Easy to Forget Even the Famous Disabled

I found an article the other day from Haaretz.com about an Israeli university and its ban on students with disabilities.http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=647205&contrassID=2&subContrassID=4&sbSubContrassID=0&listSrc=Y Just as a snippet: “Alia Abu al-Khof wants to be a teacher. But when she applied to study toward her…

People with Disabilities Film Festival

This article about the UK Disability Film Festival caught my eye. It looked really interesting. What I wondered was I wonder how many of the films actually make it into regular film festivals? How many disability-related films are accepted as…

Docent Training at USHMM

Today I got the opportunity to visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. I had met with the staffer who helps to train docents for the Guided Highlights Tour. One of the things she encouranges is to have actual people…

New York Times Magazine Article

Wow. The New York Times Magazine had an article that was published on September 25th. The content of the article has gone through the blind and visually impaired community like wildfire. http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/25/magazine/25food.html?oref=login Is the URL and it is called Eat,…