Technologies (software or hardware) that increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities when interacting with computers or computer-based systems.
Web browsers that provides a text-to-speech capability for the blind and visually impaired.
One small step at an entrance can make it impossible for individuals using wheelchairs, walkers, canes, or other mobility devices to do business with you. Removing this barrier may be accomplished in a number of ways, such as installing a ramp or a lift or regrading the walkway to provide an accessible route. If the…
In a world where every decision is often based on financial considerations, it’s crucial to examine how these tendencies influence our attitudes toward accessibility and accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
In the U.S., only 42% of working-age individuals with visual disabilities are employed – and many are underemployed in low-wage jobs. And that’s just one example of what’s known as the disability employment gap.
Marisol Carmona has a unique perspective on disability employment: as a social worker with deep background in disability awareness training, she not only supports the Career Launch @ Perkins program, she also recently went through her own job search before landing a position as a Job Developer and Instructor at The IRIS Network in Portland, Maine. Another relevant detail: she’s visually impaired.
Device used to read the voter selection data from a paper ballot or ballot card.
Needs of Persons with Intellectual Disability Task Force Approved May 24, 2018 Special Act No. 18-2 established a task force to study (1) the short-term and long-term needs of adults with intellectual disability, including, but not limited to, such adults with significant behavioral health issues or significant issues related to aging, including Alzheimer’s disease, dementia…