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Barriers to Independent Living: Conservatorship and Institutions

The Independent Living Movement exists to protect, support, and encourage people living with disabilities to live...

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Ridesharing services have become a key resource for people getting around without their own vehicle or access to...
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The Coronavirus Pandemic halted social activities as we knew them for billions of people across the globe....
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The Accessibility Awareness Quotient (AQ) looks to measure an organization’s awareness of disability and...
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Whether visually, experimental, kinesthetic, aurally, or by example, everyone learns differently. This is...
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At the start of the school year, students learn the difference between excused and unexcused absences. An excused...
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It is estimated that 1 in 5 (around 40 million) Americans have experienced a mental health issue in their...
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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), "Mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders in childhood can...
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A while after I wrote my article about autism and masking, I was asked to pen the sequel you’re reading. It's...
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Over the years, more and more agencies have integrated police-mental health collaboration (PMHC) programs into...
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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
A few decades ago, people who were diagnosed with a disability were pigeonholed into a category and often set on a...
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During the course of our lives, we all encounter challenges and hardships, sometimes severe. People with...
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Ableism is perhaps the single most important disability-related keyword that exists besides the term "disability"...
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All organizations face financial resource pressures at different times. Today’s challenges in particular make it...
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One in four American adults lives with a disability. People with disabilities constitute the largest minority...
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The term crip time is used by some disability theorists and advocates to describe disabled individuals’ unique...
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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
According to a factsheet published by the US Department of Labor, one of the common myths prevalent among...
Employment 3 min read