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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...

Technology and Innovation 2 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
Augmentative and alternative communication, or AAC, is any form of communication that supplements or replaces oral...
Digital Accessibility 4 min read
Vision loss is among the top 10 most prevalent disabilities in the United States, according to the Centers for...
Research and Stats 2 min read
Donating to charities not only benefits the donor through a write off, but also benefits the recipients in...
Research and Stats 2 min read
The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) was passed in 1986 to prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities...
Legal 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
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) specifically exempts religious organizations and private clubs, but...
Legal 2 min read
The first step in understanding the needs and rights of employees with epilepsy is to understand the condition....
Employment 3 min read
Despite the uptick in website accessibility lawsuits in recent years, many businesses don't take action to make...
Digital Accessibility 3 min read

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Why Hiring People with Disabilities Is Good for Business

Several years ago, managers at Microsoft learned that the traditional process of hiring people with needed technology skills wasn’t identifying all...

Employment 3 min read
The rights of applicants and employees with disabilities are protected by law. Employers need to be aware of the...
Employment 3 min read
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the most widely-used and most trusted digital accessibility...
Digital Accessibility 1 min read
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been one of the most widely researched medical conditions in the United States...
Legal 3 min read
Medicaid is a program operated by each state individually and partially funded by the federal government to...
Physical Accessibility 3 min read
The first step in understanding the needs and rights of employees with epilepsy is to understand the condition....
Employment 3 min read
Decades ago, engineer Ralph Braun, who had been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, designed his first assistive...
Technology and Innovation 1 min read
You’re running a small tech startup when an employee asks for what he believes is a reasonable accommodation: he...
Legal 2 min read
Politics in the United States are usually characterized by the differences between the Democrat and Republican...
Physical Accessibility 2 min read
Wheelchair user Kornel Botosan filed a lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1998 after a trip to a...
Legal 2 min read