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The Price to Pay for Hearing

Since I have three out of five senses that are functioning, it requires a funnel of money out of my own pocket to ensure use of my two senses that aren’t up to par.

True, False or It Depends?

  1. The ADA requires that public buildings, such as retail stores, install automatic doors. 

FALSE – Although automatic door

Finding Our Place in the World

South Dakota is home to the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota Tribes as part of the Očeti Sakówi (7 Council Fires Nation).  Between 8-10% (77,000) of South Dakota’s population identify as Native American according to the US Census Burea

Work Based Learning Experiences: Creating Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities

As the school year comes to a close many high school students look for and obtain summer work.  Most of us had an opportunity to work during the summer.  These opportunities had a number of benefits above and beyond the paycheck.

PTSD Awareness Month

WHAT IS PTSD?

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness month.

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Barriers the COVID-19 Pandemic Created for People with Disabilities

This report summarizes current barriers the COVID-19 pandemic created for people with disabilities in addition to what they are already experiencing. Download the full report.
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How does using artificial intelligence (AI) in the hiring process impact people with disabilities?

Discrimination may be unintended on the part of AI software, yet their unintentional biases may be coded into the AI system’s decision-making processes. Download the full reports.
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Implementing Accessible Airport Lactation Areas – Friendly Airports for Mothers (FAM) Act

It's imperative, and federal law, for airports to offer lactation spaces for travelers. The availability and demand has increased over the years, but there is still room for improvement. Download the full guide.
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Is Working from the Office an Essential Job Function?

Is on-site work attendance essential? The answer is likely ‘yes’ when the job requires a physical exchange of goods or services. It is likely ‘maybe’ if the job requires a high level of interaction or teamwork. The legal answer is usually is, “it depends.”
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What Rights do Prisoners have Under the American with Disabilities Act?

This document addresses what rights prisoners have under the ADA. Full report download available.

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