Disabled Home Bargains shopper left in tears after staff 'mock her shaking hands' with 'drinking' jibe

A DISABLED shopper has slammed Home Bargains staff for “mocking” her as she struggled to pick up items because of her condition. Dianna Slade suffers from a neurological disorder, and claims cruel employees of the retail giant laughed at her during her visit to the Bidson Moss store, in Merseyside, last month. The 37-year-old had… Continue reading Disabled Home Bargains shopper left in tears after staff 'mock her shaking hands' with 'drinking' jibe

Growing up disabled in a Russian orphanage: How Tatyana McFadden became one of the fastest women in the world

This story is part of the Top of the Game series, where CNBC Make It delves into the habits, routines and mindsets that top athletes use to achieve peak performance and success. Tatyana McFadden is widely considered the fastest female wheelchair racer of all time — but her road to success has been far from… Continue reading Growing up disabled in a Russian orphanage: How Tatyana McFadden became one of the fastest women in the world

Lyft Settles Disabled Discrimination Lawsuit

Lyft has agreed to settle allegations that it violated federal law when some of its drivers refused to give rides to people using foldable wheelchairs or walkers, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement. As part of the settlement, Lyft agreed to pay damages ranging from $4,000 to $30,000 to four complainants with… Continue reading Lyft Settles Disabled Discrimination Lawsuit

Disabled woman claims Sainsbury's security guard tipped her shopping

Disabled woman, 50, slams Sainsbury’s after claiming a security guard ‘tipped her shopping onto the floor’ when she left with her trolley so she didn’t have to carry bags to her car The incident took place outside Intu Derby between Shelley Harrhy and a guard Ms Harrhy said she has deal with the shop so… Continue reading Disabled woman claims Sainsbury's security guard tipped her shopping

Mentally disabled girl beat on camera may have been sexually assaulted: cops

A 15-year-old girl with “special needs” — who was attacked and beaten by a group of her “so-called friends” in a sickening cellphone video — may have also been sexually assaulted off camera, cops said Wednesday. “That’s what I was told based on some initial testimony from the victim herself,” said Chicago Police spokesman Jose… Continue reading Mentally disabled girl beat on camera may have been sexually assaulted: cops

Disabled father begs to have leg amputated due to flesh-eating bug

Disabled father, 37, trapped in the foetal position begged doctors to amputate his leg after a flesh-eating bug left him with a gaping untreatable wound and in unbearable pain for four years Thomas McKell, 37, has MRSA which has been eating leg muscle for four years The father-of-two has multiple sclerosis leaving him unable to… Continue reading Disabled father begs to have leg amputated due to flesh-eating bug