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Assistive Technology Helps People Live at Home and Engage in Their Communities

Please join us today to celebrate National Assistive Technology (AT) Awareness Day. AT is evolving rapidly to support individuals with disabilities and older adults to live at home independently and with a higher quality of life. Smart home devices, including televisions, lights, thermostats, and security systems, now provide extraordinary environmental control opportunities for residents with mobility … Continue reading Assistive Technology Helps People Live at Home and Engage in Their Communities

US Dept of Transportation March 24th Virtual Public Meeting on Air Travel by Persons Who Use Wheelchairs

The U.S. Department of Transportation is hosting a virtual public meeting regarding air travel by persons who use wheelchairs on March 24, 2022.   During this meeting, there will be an opportunity to listen and learn from persons who use wheelchairs on the difficulties that they encounter during air travel and for airlines to discuss … Continue reading US Dept of Transportation March 24th Virtual Public Meeting on Air Travel by Persons Who Use Wheelchairs

HHS Issues New Guidance for Health Care Providers on Civil Rights Protections for People with Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2022 Contact: HHS Press Office202-690-6343media@hhs.gov HHS Issues New Guidance for Health Care Providers on Civil Rights Protections for People with Disabilities Today, the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) issued guidance to health care providers on civil rights protections for people with disabilities. The guidance, issued by HHS’ Office for … Continue reading HHS Issues New Guidance for Health Care Providers on Civil Rights Protections for People with Disabilities

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