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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

Manual wheelchair innovation knows no bounds, it seems. From SafariSeat, which is designed for people in...
Technology and Innovation 2 min read
When you encounter someone who is deaf or hard-of-hearing, your first instinct may be to use your hands to...
Research and Stats 2 min read
Augmentative and alternative communication, or AAC, is any form of communication that supplements or replaces oral...
Digital Accessibility 4 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.

Digital Access Lawsuits

Plaintiff Name: Shael Cruz Filing date: July 31, 2020 State of filing: New York Defendant Name: Faith Connexion...
New York Jul 31, 2020
Plaintiff Name: Josue Paguada Filing date: July 31, 2020 State of filing: New York Defendant Name: Misterart.com...
New York Jul 31, 2020
Plaintiff Name: Josue Paguada Filing date: July 31, 2020 State of filing: New York Defendant Name: Anatomical...
New York Jul 31, 2020

Organization Spotlight

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Carroll Center for the Blind

"Serving All Ages and All Stages of Vision Loss"

The Carroll Center for the Blind empowers those who are blind or visually impaired to achieve independence and to lead a fulfilling life.