When buying a pair of shoes, a pen, or a new car—the expectation is for the product to do the job. But you also want it to look good: stylish, current, cool. Why wouldn’t the same be true of products—wheelchairs, hearing aids, and more—designed to aid those with disabilities? Continue reading For People Living with Disabilities, New Products Prove Both Practical and Stylish
Small Business Expo Releases its 2018 Nationwide Small Business Tour Nearly 100,000 Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Expected To Register Continue reading Small Business Expo Announces the 2018 Business Tour!
In the game of Uno, knowing the color of a card is just as important as knowing its number, which means some colorblind players can be at a serious disadvantage. But now Mattel is fixing that — the company just announced a new accessible version of Uno, made with ColorADD cards. Continue reading Mattel introduces new colorblind accessible version of ‘Uno’
A dramatic, machine-generated fog and a computer screen separated Ian Alexander from the crowd at the DreamHack Denver 2017 American Video Game League Collegiate League of Legends Championship in October. Continue reading No hand, no problem: Cougars top laner MistyStumpey thrives despite disability
The Rising Leaders Mentoring Program is a six-month career mentoring opportunity to at least 100 college students and recent graduates with disabilities through linkages to business professionals from USBLN partner companies. Continue reading USBLN Rising Leadership & Disability Equality Index Registration is Now Open!
New York City is a beacon of freedom – unless you have a physical disability. If you need special accommodations, traveling in NYC is not only stressful, it’s nearly impossible. Continue reading The Fight for Accessible Taxis in New York City
Dr. Kenneth K. Lee president of the Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) named Dr. Kenneth K. Lee, a combat-injured Operation Iraqi Freedom and Army veteran, its 2017 Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year.
Continue reading DAV’s 2017 Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year
By Ling Woo Liu
In the mid-1970s, long-time Spanish teacher Irene Martinez received a dinner invitation from a friend that would change her life.
Continue reading Fiesta Educativa Serves Latinos with Developmental Disabilities
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 23 September as International Day of Sign Languages. Continue reading United Nations declared 23 September as International Day of Sign Languages
Airbnb, the accommodation and travel startup that is now valued at $31 billion, is today announcing an acquisition that points to how it wants to address the travel needs of more kinds of customers. It has bought Accomable, a startup based out of London that focuses on travel listings that are disabled-friendly. Along with the announcement Airbnb is refreshing its own accessibility features as the first stage in how it hopes to develop them. Continue reading Airbnb buys ‘Airbnb for disabled people’ startup Accomable in accessibility upgrade