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Dan Habib joins Open Society for a screening of his new film, which explores the value of attempts to measure intelligence as a way to predict a person’s potential to contribute meaningfully to the world.
Slowly but surely, a coalition of groups dedicated to the rights of children with disabilities is changing the way Tajikistan’s political and social worlds think about disability—and how to support parents as well as kids.
In order to ensure that every child in Kazakhstan has a chance to flourish, the country's government must move beyond superficial reforms and implement new policies to support children with disabilities.
It’s not easy to be a person with disabilities in Pakistan, but one woman is hoping to raise the public’s awareness—in a way that’s actually fun.
In response to escalating calls for more gun control, some U.S. leaders have recommended institutionalizing more people with mental health problems instead. But that would be a terrible—and tragic—mistake.