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CDC Study Pegs Adult Autism Rate at 2.21%, but with Caveats

A group of researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the first estimate of the...

Research and Stats 3 min read
When James Donald maneuvered his wheelchair into San Francisco’s Cafe Royale in 1984, he saw that there were very...
Legal 3 min read
Recently, I needed to visit Urgent Care. As someone who relies on lip-reading, I was concerned about my ability to...
Education 2 min read
It's time to celebrate and converse a lot This year the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is celebrating its...
Digital Accessibility 3 min read
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (PDF), there were 18.8 million veterans living in the United States in...
Employment 3 min read
If you're considering hiring a digital accessibility vendor to help test and remediate your website or app, you...
Digital Accessibility 4 min read
Accessibility is often viewed as a product of modernity and progress, and certainly as we progress we do expect...
Physical Accessibility 2 min read
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

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Do All Deaf People Use Sign Language?

When you encounter someone who is deaf or hard-of-hearing, your first instinct may be to use your hands to communicate. Maybe you’re fluent in...

Research and Stats 2 min read
With text making up so much of the digital content that we consume, keeping it accessible is a crucial step in...
Technology and Innovation 3 min read
One simple way clothing stores, mall outlets, gyms and fitness boutiques can build loyalty with the one in four...
Physical Accessibility 3 min read
One in four U.S. adults – or 61 million Americans – has a disability. Each one of those is a potential employee,...
Legal 3 min read
If your business requires a sales or service counter, it’s important to ensure the counter meets a set of...
Physical Accessibility 2 min read
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990 to prohibit discrimination against people...
Legal 3 min read
In the past few years, autism has been in the media more than it ever has before. This is a very positive change —...
Research and Stats 8 min read
An estimated 32.2 percent of the population experiences negative health effects from exposure to scented products....
Employment 3 min read
A few decades ago, people who were diagnosed with a disability were pigeonholed into a category and often set on a...
Research and Stats 5 min read
The term crip time is used by some disability theorists and advocates to describe disabled individuals’ unique...
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