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World’s Largest Clothing Retailer To Double Its Disability Employment

The owner of Zara is committing to dramatically increase employment of people with disabilities throughout its operations.

January 31, 2023
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Study: Even With Fivefold Increase, Autism Likely Undercounted

New research suggests that autism prevalence rose as much as 500% in recent decades, but it still may be underdiagnosed.

January 26, 2023
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Can Limiting Screen Time Improve Autism Symptoms?

New research suggests that substantially reducing the amount of time that young kids with autism spend watching screens could lead to fewer symptoms of the developmental disorder.

January 24, 2023

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Housing Vouchers Earmarked For People With Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is sending millions in funding to local officials across the country to help people with disabilities access housing in their communities.

January 20, 2023
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PlayStation Developing Accessible Controller

One of the biggest names in video gaming is working to make its offering more accessible to people with disabilities.

January 17, 2023
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With New Technology, L’OrĂ©al Looks To Make Makeup More Accessible

A major beauty brand is debuting a device aimed at ensuring that individuals with disabilities can apply makeup all by themselves.

January 10, 2023

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Larger SSI, Social Security Payments On The Way

Individuals with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income and other Social Security benefits are seeing the largest rise in their monthly payments in decades.

January 3, 2023
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New Research Names World’s Most Accessible Cities

A survey is pinpointing the 10 most accessible cities around the globe for people with disabilities.

December 16, 2022
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Nielsen To Track Disability Representation On TV

It's long been known that people with disabilities are underrepresented on television, but now a prominent industry service is looking to measure the trend in hopes of prompting more inclusion.

December 12, 2022

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Google Enhances Accessibility Information

Google is making it easier to find out if places in the community are accessible to people with disabilities, all with the touch of a button.

December 8, 2022
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PBS To Air Documentary On First Person With Autism

A documentary about the first person ever diagnosed with autism is heading to television.

December 5, 2022
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Labor Department Crackdown On Caregiver Industry Uncovers Widespread Violations

A year ago, federal officials said they were stepping up efforts to ensure that people paid to care for individuals with disabilities were not being taken advantage of. What they found was problematic.

December 1, 2022

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