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Disability PROGRESSIVE

Progressive Disability in MS Explained?

Differences in lesion evolution may help neurologists distinguish between multiple sclerosis (MS) and other demyelinating disorders in new findings that may help explain differences in disease course, particularly progressive disability in MS. Results from a retrospective study show that complete resolution of brain lesions on MRI was more common among patients with myelin-oligodendrocyte-glycoprotein-IgG-associated disorder (MOGAD).…

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Disability Rights

Disability rights advocates are worried about discrimination in AI hiring tools

Your ability to land your next job could depend on how well you play one of the AI-powered games that companies like AstraZeneca and Postmates are increasingly using in the hiring process. Some companies that create these games, like Pymetrics and Arctic Shores, claim that they limit bias in hiring. But AI hiring games can…

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Dance Disability

The Axis of Dance and Disability

When contemporary dancer Marc Brew sustained a disabling injury in a car crash at the age of twenty, he was disheartened by friends who told him he couldn’t be a professional dancer anymore and urged him to return to school to study something else. There is a short-sighted but common misperception that a disabled person…