disability

Reader Input: Disability cues often subtle

Thanks to all for help recently on subtle disabilities and service animals (“Subway turns away Colfax woman with service dog,” Journal, April 30). For so many of us w ...

Reader Input: Do not question someone’s disability

I cannot believe any business would not educate its employees regarding service dogs (“Subway turns away Colfax woman with service dog,” Journal, April 30). Especially ...

Expose these disability fakers

Around a hundred years ago Iowa Hill was totally destroyed by fire. Books tell us that the lack of equipment the fire department had led to many heartbreaks. The same excuse is bei ...

Octogenarian’s health plea

I am writing in sheer desperation. My insurance is trying to take away my liquid potassium, which I have been on for many years. I only have half a bowl and need it. I have had t ...

Workers comp a major waste

Our government doesn’t belong in our health care. They control workers comp and the only advice I can give people is don’t get hurt at work. You’re turned into a human guine ...

Disabled seniors take hit

Greetings to all California citizens. Are you aware that the poor and disabled senior citizens who barely can afford to eat are receiving reductions of their SSI checks?  We are ...

Graduating senior adapts, thrives beyond disability

If you focus on Travis Hansen’s shortened arm or the sound of his dragging feet, you’re missing what the Placer High senior is all about. He’s been called names by some of ...