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Freelancing with a Disability: Will Potential Legislation Affect Your Business?

Freelancing has become one of the nation’s most common and preferred ways to work. Freelancing affords people the...

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In 2018, 20.3 million Americans over age 12 had a substance use disorder (SUD), according to the National Center...
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Audio description is an important aspect of video accessibility, particularly for shows and programs that rely...
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates communications systems across the United States, but it also...
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In 1973, the Rehabilitation Act was passed with the goal of ending discrimination by any federal program or agency...
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While service animals are protected federally by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the same can’t be said...
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Accessibility is standard for new construction today, but that hasn’t always been the case. Federal accessibility...
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While both Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) programs provide...
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Beginning October 1, the White House must provide American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters at public COVID-19...
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When designing a building, is important to consider accessibility standards mandated by the International Building...
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What's New in Manual Wheelchair Technology?

Manual wheelchair innovation knows no bounds, it seems. From SafariSeat, which is designed for people in developing countries, the innovative...

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What is VRI? Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) is a video telecommunications service utilized through an external or...
Digital Accessibility 3 min read
When you encounter someone who is deaf or hard-of-hearing, your first instinct may be to use your hands to...
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One of the great things about the accessibility community is the willingness to share and collaborate. We’re free...
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The Air Carrier Access Act, a federal law, prevents airlines from refusing travel to individuals based solely on...
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One in four U.S. adults – or 61 million Americans – has a disability. Each one of those is a potential employee,...
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Several years ago, managers at Microsoft learned that the traditional process of hiring people with needed...
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Autism is a disability that is often misunderstood. Real life autism is very different than the kind that people...
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Based on data from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), there were 24,238 charges filed for...
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Just to be mentioned, named, explicitly by the word "disability" was enough to trigger an outpouring of response...
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