Access Granted

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Bad Parking: A Frustrating Reality

We've all been there, driving around in search of the perfect parking spot, only to be greeted by a sight that instantly dampens our spirits—a poorly parked car.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Does my business need to become compliant?

A common question that I get at the ADA Center about physical access is something to the effect of “Do I need to make my business facility compliant with the ADA?” Sometimes a business owner will recognize on their own that they don’t have a fully

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All Joking Aside

So, have you heard the one about the man who pulled up to the DRIVE-THROUGH ATM, put in his card, and then noticed Brailed numbers…?” (Imagine understanding nods and laughter from the audience.)

Have you ever found yourself wondering:

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Frequent Barriers Experienced by People with Disabilities

Disability is a very common characteristic and occurrence within the human condition. People with disabilities are sometimes reluctant to identify due to fear of stereotypes or discrimination. 

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Is 36 Enough?

Before I get into the meat of today’s post, I want to make it very clear that I am not supposing that I have deep insight into what it’s like to have a severe mobility disability.

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Better Speech and Hearing Month 2023

When I was diagnosed with sensorineural hearing loss at the severely profound level, I got my first pair of hearing aids when I was about 18 months (about 1 and a half years) old.

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Retribution, Reprisal, Revenge: It All Spells Retaliation!

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released its 

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IEPs in School

Sometimes, children can have a difficult time in school and may require support to get them on track or get them back on track.

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Creating Accessible Visual Aids

When I studied communication, I learned a lot about the ingredients of engaging presentations. Specifically, I learned what separates effective visual aids from ineffective ones. Visual aids are materials that supplement presentations.

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The Americans with Disabilities Act: A Civil Rights Law

The other day I was talking to a woman whose daughter has the same disability as I have, Erb’s Palsy. She was explaining some of the difficulties of raising a child with a disability as she is entering middle school.