Uber, Lyft Under Pressure To Improve Accessibility

Advocates say that app-based ride services Uber and Lyft need to do more to ensure equal access for people with physical and intellectual disabilities.

Airlines Encouraged To Better Serve Flyers With Disabilities

A new guide from the U.S. Department of Transportation is spelling out the rules air carriers must follow when dealing with travelers who have autism and other developmental disabilities.

Disney Doesn’t Want Executive Questioned In ADA Suits

Disney is battling a request to have one of its top executives sit for a deposition in controversial lawsuits over access to theme park attractions for people with disabilities.

Theaters, Museums Increasingly Catering To Special Needs

With touch tours, audio descriptions and other accommodations, theaters and museums are working to make their offerings more accessible to visitors with a range of needs.

Justice Department Clarifies Service Animal Rules

Federal officials are further clarifying the rights and responsibilities of people with disabilities who rely on service animals amid continued confusion.

Tech Giants Team Up To Boost Accessibility

Some of the biggest names in technology are banding together with a new commitment designed to make their products more accessible for people with disabilities.

Nike Unveils Shoes For People With Special Needs

Thanks to a plea from a teen with cerebral palsy seeking shoes he could put on his feet independently, Nike is introducing sneakers designed specifically for people with disabilities.

Google Putting Up Millions For Disability Initiative

Google is looking to address the needs of a billion people with disabilities worldwide and it’s putting big bucks behind the effort.

Disability Claims Mounting Against Disney

More families are taking legal action against Disney, alleging that recent changes to theme park access for people with disabilities are discriminatory.

Disability-Friendly Transportation Hard To Come By

While progress in improving transportation for people with disabilities has been evident in the past decade, persistent barriers remain, a new national report finds.

Disney Tweaking Disability Access Procedures

Disney is again updating its program for accommodating guests with disabilities at its theme parks.

Churches Work To Include People With Disabilities

With greater awareness and education, religious leaders are increasingly looking for ways to welcome people with disabilities and their families.

Disney Faulted In Disability Access Complaints

A civil rights commission has found reason to believe that Disney discriminated against theme park visitors with developmental disabilities after altering its disability access policy.

Everyday Items Offer Assistive Technology On The Cheap

Nicknamed the “MacGyver of assistive technology,” an occupational therapist is sharing her tricks for creating tools for people with disabilities on a budget of $5 or less.

Academy Awards Ad Makes Pitch To Disability Market

A national television ad debuting during the Oscars is designed to spark conversation about how people with disabilities consume entertainment.

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