Tag Archives: accessibility

Celebrating Fathers for Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is right around the corner. To celebrate all fathers, grandfathers, fathers with disabilities, and fathers of children with disabilities, we are sharing resources from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere! Fathers with Disabilities: The Parents Empowering Parents: National Research … Continue reading

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day – A Quick List to Get You Up to Speed

May 16th is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) – a day dedicated to raising awareness of accessibility and inclusivity in the digital world. According to GAAD organizers, developers, designers, and programmers may be interested in making an accessible digital world, … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Our child with disabilities has begun high school and we are starting to plan their transition into adulthood. What … Continue reading

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Project Spotlight: Experiencing the World via Touch

February is Low Vision Awareness Month.  For many individuals who are blind, living with low vision, or who are Deaf/blind, touch is an important sense for experiencing the world around them. Technology that is tactile or haptic can help people … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What are physical barriers? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that define physical barriers; describe the research and … Continue reading

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Inclusive Customer Service Makes (Dollars and) Sense

As we head into the busy holiday season, people will be traveling, dining out, and shopping in stores and online. This includes people with disabilities. According to A Hidden Market: The Purchasing Power of Working-Age Adults with Disabilities, working age … Continue reading

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The Architectural Barriers Act is 50!

The Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) is turning 50 this month, and still hard at work removing physical barriers for people with disabilities. Along with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other laws, the ABA is a key piece of … Continue reading

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day – Building a Barrier-Free Digital Experience

May 17th is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, an annual event started in 2011 when a web developer and blogger asked readers whether they routinely checked their website’s screen reader compatibility along with browser compatibility. He suggested a Global Accessibility Awareness … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community – June 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What research is being done in employment, education, and technology to improve the lives of people who are Deaf … Continue reading

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Are you getting screened?

January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists wants to make sure everyone knows about screening for thyroid disorders and cancers. Our own Media and Information Services Manager Jess Chaiken knows how important these screenings can … Continue reading

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