Americans with disabilities are largely left out of the U.S. coronavirus response despite being uniquely affected by the disease, says Johns Hopkins epidemiologist and ophthalmologist Bonnielin Swenor
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Wheelchair-accessible Uber service comes to D.C. and five other cities
Uber has entered into a contract with MV Transportation, a para-transit firm, to provide service for customers with disabilities. MV will supply drivers and vehicles, while trips will be arranged through the Uber app.
Fashion Brand Chromat Introduces ‘Pool Rules’ Campaign Featuring Models With Disabilities
Fashion brand Chromat is bringing all the best poolside looks with its latest swimwear campaign. Chromat is known for its inclusivity, and these ads are no different. The “Pool Rules” campaign includes models with disabilities sporting the brand’s bold bathing suits.
Virtual reality is helping people with disabilities conquer overwhelming real-life situations
“This is a safe, quiet environment where they can experience the task in a simulation before actually doing it in the real world.”
Museum of DisABILITY History
Museum of disABILITY History gives a historical look at the treatment and aids developed over the centuries for the physically and mentally disabled.
Inclusive Design: 12 Ways to Design for Everyone
The premise of inclusive design is that apart from permanent disabilities there are temporary, situational, or changing disabilities that affect us all. We invited a range of experts to suggest tips on how to design for everyone, from the conceptual to the technical.
African Americans and the Disability Experience’ sheds light on struggles for equality African Americans with disabilities have faced
“African Americans and the Disability Experience,” an exhibit that displays a five-panel banner with images, text and historical dates, highlights both the struggles and accomplishments of African Americans with disabilities from colonial times to the present.
Meetings and Events Technology Alone Can’t Solve Accessibility Challenges
People with disabilities are often overlooked by event spaces and meeting planners. A new wave of innovation and technology can help make meetings and events more accessible.
More Businesses Embracing Inclusion
More businesses are opening up to people with disabilities
People with disabilities are often disregarded by hiring managers who bring their own personal biases into the hiring process.