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What Does It Mean to Be Legally Blind?

The term "legally blind" is commonly heard and used, but it may not always be used correctly. For example, many...

Research and Stats 2 min read
Between two and eight percent of people with a visual impairment use a white cane, according to the Perkins School...
Technology and Innovation 2 min read
It is virtually impossible to ignore the epidemic of opioid use and abuse among American citizens. The various...
Research and Stats 2 min read
The Americans with Disabilities Act and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission prohibit companies from refusing...
Legal 2 min read
Based on the COVID-19 emergency response and information dissemination that has taken place this year, it is...
Digital Accessibility 3 min read
Addiction is a serious problem that many Americans deal with every day. According to the 2018 edition of the...
Research and Stats 3 min read
Looking for the right wheelchair is like looking for a new pair of shoes. There are numerous manufacturers and a...
Technology and Innovation 5 min read
You’re running a small tech startup when an employee asks for what he believes is a reasonable accommodation: he...
Legal 2 min read
Wheelchair user Kornel Botosan filed a lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1998 after a trip to a...
Legal 2 min read
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the most widely-used and most trusted digital accessibility...
Digital Accessibility 1 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
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
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
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