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Increasing Appointment of People with Disabilities to Administrative Positions Can Improve Accessibility

Diversity and inclusion, in the corporate and government arenas, have become "hot" issues, as these worlds have...

Employment 4 min read
In 2018, 20.3 million Americans over age 12 had a substance use disorder (SUD), according to the National Center...
Legal 5 min read
Last month, John Morris outlined a new wheelchair weight restriction policy introduced and enforced by American...
Physical Accessibility 2 min read
Audio description is an important aspect of video accessibility, particularly for shows and programs that rely...
Legal 2 min read
Medical and therapeutic professionals everywhere recommend equine therapy for a wide range of conditions and...
Physical Accessibility 3 min read
My son was born with a non-apparent disability. Setting aside the outpouring of well-meant, but insulting comments...
Research and Stats 2 min read
Lailah Martone, just shy of seven years old, has global delays and is not even close to being potty-trained. While...
Physical Accessibility 3 min read
It makes sense to keep the customers you have — boosting retention rates by just 5% has been found to increase...
Digital Accessibility 3 min read
Autism is a disability that is often misunderstood. Real life autism is very different than the kind that people...
Research and Stats 4 min read
“Oh, he looks so normal.” “Only the best parents get special children.” “Don’t worry, he’ll be just fine.” As the...
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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...

Technology and Innovation 2 min read
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...
Research and Stats 2 min read
One of the great things about the accessibility community is the willingness to share and collaborate. We’re free...
Digital Accessibility 2 min read
The Air Carrier Access Act, a federal law, prevents airlines from refusing travel to individuals based solely on...
Physical Accessibility 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
Several years ago, managers at Microsoft learned that the traditional process of hiring people with needed...
Employment 3 min read
Autism is a disability that is often misunderstood. Real life autism is very different than the kind that people...
Research and Stats 4 min read
Based on data from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), there were 24,238 charges filed for...
Employment 3 min read
Just to be mentioned, named, explicitly by the word "disability" was enough to trigger an outpouring of response...
Government 4 min read