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Tips for Communicating with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Employees

Starting a new job can be daunting for any employee, but it’s even more difficult if you have a hearing...

Employment 2 min read
One of the significant barriers to independent living is accessibility. For people living with disabilities,...
Research and Stats 2 min read
It’s easy to talk about barriers to independent living and the possible solutions for those barriers; however,...
Research and Stats 2 min read
The United Kingdom's Independent Living Movement (ILM) began in the late 1970s as many people in the disability...
Research and Stats 2 min read
With a history dating back to the mid-seventies – and the founders of many independent living centers having...
Research and Stats 3 min read
Abuse, hate crime, and domestic violence is often an unheard-of barrier to independent living. Unfortunately,...
Research and Stats 2 min read
Extreme light sensitivity, throbbing pains, and even difficulty speaking − are all typical symptoms of migraine...
Research and Stats 3 min read
Many people take transportation for granted; it’s just getting from A to B. But people with disabilities face many...
Research and Stats 4 min read
The United States is home to over 2 million people living with limb loss or limb difference. Those who choose to...
Research and Stats 2 min read
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in...
Education 3 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
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
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990 to prohibit discrimination against people...
Legal 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
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
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
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
During the course of our lives, we all encounter challenges and hardships, sometimes severe. People with...
Research and Stats 3 min read
With all the fear generated by the increasing number of published legal cases, no one wants to be on the wrong...
Digital Accessibility 5 min read
Ableism is perhaps the single most important disability-related keyword that exists besides the term "disability"...
Research and Stats 5 min read