- Digital Accessibility
- Physical Accessibility
This glossary covers a wide range of topics and includes terms that describe people, technology, concepts, and more.
Some of the terms, marked by this icon ,
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Derogatory term for a person who doesn't use verbal speech, often referring to people who are deaf or hard of...
Derogatory term for a person that has a disability or impairment, usually referring to someone who has limited or...
Derogatory term for a person that appears to have unusual characteristics.
Devices, methods, systems, gestures, or symbols that supplement or replace oral speech.
Derogatory term for a person that is perceived to be making less intellectual progress or developing more slowly.
Any change to the environment, equipment, processes, or practices that improves accessibility or helps an...
Responsibilities or aspects of a job that are a fundamental part of the position, as used in the Americans with...
An input controller that people can use to control wheelchairs, computers, and other devices.
Description most commonly used for someone who does not hear well, with some degree of hearing loss.
Language that emphasizes someone's personhood first and foremost, signifying that their disability does not make...