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Interview with ClearMask Co-Founder Highlights Communication Benefits of Transparent Face Coverings

The events of this year have affected everyone, but not necessarily in the same ways. Deaf and hard of hearing...

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Assistive global position system (GPS) hardware and software products are designed to enable people with visual...
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What is VRS? Video Relay Service (VRS) is a video telecommunications service that allows people who are deaf or...
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There are many adaptive technologies on the market today that make readily available devices such as a keyboard or...
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In 2005, Imagine!, an organization that serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities,...
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Manual wheelchair innovation knows no bounds, it seems. From SafariSeat, which is designed for people in...
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Augmentative and alternative communication, or AAC, is any form of communication that supplements or replaces oral...
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One of the biggest misconceptions about accessibility is that it requires expensive, cumbersome, and hard-to-find...
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Decades ago, engineer Ralph Braun, who had been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, designed his first assistive...
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Between two and eight percent of people with a visual impairment use a white cane, according to the Perkins School...
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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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