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Unilever To Include People With Disabilities In Advertising Productions

One of the world's largest advertisers is looking to increase inclusion by pledging to hire people with disabilities for major productions to promote brands like Dove, Ben & Jerry's, Vaseline and more.

June 5, 2023
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Google Displaying Accessibility Information More Prominently

With a subtle change, Google is making it more obvious to users whether businesses and other public places are accessible to people with disabilities.

May 26, 2023
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Photographs Show How A Lack Of Masking Is Pushing Those With Disabilities Out Of The Public Sphere

With a grant from Getty Images and Verizon, a photographer is shining a light on people with disabilities and those who are immunocompromised who have lost their right to participate in public life.

May 26, 2023

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Cities Look To Attract Visitors With Autism

Increasingly cities are betting that they can attract more visitors and tourism dollars by becoming a "certified autism destination" and taking other steps to be more inclusive.

May 23, 2023

Boston Marathon Icon With Cerebral Palsy Dies

For decades, Rick Hoyt, who had cerebral palsy, was pushed in a wheelchair by his father in major road races and triathlons, inspiring people worldwide to include those with disabilities in athletics.

May 23, 2023

For Children With Autism, Water Can Be A Real Danger

Kids with autism are at increased risk of wandering off and many tend to gravitate toward water, leading to dangerous situations and sometimes tragic outcomes.

May 19, 2023

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Apple Rolls Out Accessibility Features Aimed At Users With Developmental Disabilities

Apple is introducing a host of new features to make the iPhone and iPad easier to use for people with cognitive disabilities and those who are nonspeaking.

May 17, 2023

Airport Holds Rehearsal For Travelers With Disabilities

Kids and adults with developmental disabilities are getting a practice run at the airport in order to become more comfortable with air travel and help educate airline, airport and TSA staff.

May 16, 2023

This 88-Year-Old Is Still Caring For Her Daughter With Cerebral Palsy After 70 Years

When she was 18, doctors told Geraldine Bayless her newborn wouldn't survive the night, but 70 years later, she's still caring for her daughter who has cerebral palsy and does not speak or walk.

May 16, 2023

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Cats With Disabilities Help Students De-Stress And Take ‘Stigma Out Of Disability’

Cats with disabilities are visiting college campuses to help students relax, de-stress and understand people and animals with disabilities.

May 12, 2023
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Lawmakers Seek To Improve Air Travel For People With Disabilities

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is looking to institute new requirements in order to make air travel easier for passengers with disabilities.

May 9, 2023

How A First-Grader With Cerebral Palsy Helped Make His Playground More Inclusive

Unable to do much more than watch at his school's brand-new playground, a 7-year-old spoke out and now changes are in the works to help ensure that equipment at his school and others is more accessible.

May 9, 2023

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