self-determination http://kcur.org en Disability Issues in KC http://kcur.org/post/disability-issues-kc <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s estimated that in the United States, people with disabilities constitute the third-largest, and perhaps the most diverse, minority group. A person may be born with a disability or it may occur during a lifetime. The disability can be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or a combination of all of these.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;On this&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Central Standard</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we’ll talk about disability issues across the life span and some local efforts to empower those who face the challenge of a disability.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:27:45 +0000 Laura Spencer, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 34911 at http://kcur.org Disability Issues in KC