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What Is Paratransit and Who Can Use It?

Many individuals rely on regularly scheduled, fixed-route public transportation services for their travel needs....

Physical Accessibility 2 min read
What is VRS? Video Relay Service (VRS) is a video telecommunications service that allows people who are deaf or...
Digital Accessibility 4 min read
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates communications systems across the United States, but it also...
Legal 2 min read
You may have read articles in the past that detail the consistently lower levels of gainful employment held by...
Digital Accessibility 4 min read
In 1973, the Rehabilitation Act was passed with the goal of ending discrimination by any federal program or agency...
Digital Accessibility 2 min read
Conference or meeting room layout is vital to how participants interact during an event and contribute to its...
Physical Accessibility 3 min read
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for employees...
Physical Accessibility 2 min read
There are many adaptive technologies on the market today that make readily available devices such as a keyboard or...
Digital Accessibility 4 min read
As places of public accommodation, hotels, inns, motels and other facilities offering sleeping rooms for...
Physical Accessibility 2 min read
While service animals are protected federally by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the same can’t be said...
Legal 2 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...
Research and Stats 2 min read