Accessibility

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.

Athletes With Disabilities Eye College Competition

For the first time, a sport designed specifically to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities is being played competitively at the collegiate level.

With Eye On Disabilities, TV Gaining New Features

A first-of-its-kind offering designed to make it easier for people with disabilities to access television is making its debut.

States Ranked On Court Accessibility

A new ranking finds that access to the courts for people with disabilities varies significantly from one state to the next.

Disney Facing More ADA Suits

A battle over disability access at Disney theme parks has been renewed, with more than two dozen separate claims filed against the entertainment company.

Toymaker Wants Playtime To Be More Inclusive

The maker of childhood classics like Mr. Potato Head, Play-Doh and Connect 4 is looking to ensure that kids with developmental disabilities know how to engage with its toys too.

States Cracking Down On Accessible Parking Abuse

Stiffer penalties and stepped up enforcement are among the measures states are taking to help ensure that accessible parking spaces are available for those who truly need them.

Teen Lands Venture Capital For Accessibility Device

A 13-year-old has become the world’s youngest tech entrepreneur to receive venture capital, all for a device he designed to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.

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