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Our mission is to create objective and trustworthy information and resources to become a catalyst for equal access to the physical and digital worlds.

Timeline of Disability History in the U.S.

The nation's history of disability rights, advocacy, and accessibility is as old as the country itself, with the crown jewel being the ADA in 1990.
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Good for Business: Hiring People with Disabilities

Better financial performance, productivity, and employee retention make the business case for hiring people with disabilities.
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Many Disabilities Aren't Visible or Obvious

It's more likely to meet someone with an invisible or hidden disability than an obvious one, which can lead to different types of discrimination.
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Accessibility Blog

Vision loss is among the top 10 most prevalent disabilities in the United States, according to the Centers for...
Research and Stats 2 min read
Donating to charities not only benefits the donor through a write off, but also benefits the recipients in...
Research and Stats 2 min read
The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) was passed in 1986 to prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities...
Legal 3 min read

Featured Video

Accessibility Island: Episode 1

Could the barriers to accessibility be removed by removing the mental barriers we create? Maybe flipping the script on disability and reasonable accommodations can lead to greater understanding.

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Digital Access Lawsuits

Plaintiff Name: Lawrence Young Filing date: July 25, 2020 State of filing: New York Defendant Name:...
New York Jul 25, 2020
Plaintiff Name: Raymond T. Mahlberg Filing date: July 25, 2020 State of filing: Florida Defendant Name: ARS REI...
Florida Jul 25, 2020
Plaintiff Name: Lawrence Young Filing date: July 24, 2020 State of filing: New York Defendant Name: Anderson...
New York Jul 24, 2020

Organization Spotlight

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Boston Center for Independent Living

"Advocacy, Service, Action! "

The Boston Center for Independent Living is a front line civil rights organization led by people with disabilities that advocates to eliminate discrimination, isolation and segregation by providing advocacy, information and referral, peer support, skills training, PCA services, and transitional services in order to enhance the independence of people with disabilities.