$5000 Workplace Accessibility Credit

This post was reprinted with permission from disABILITY WORK TOOLS Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Tax Incentives can help offset the cost of accommodating a worker’s disability.  With assistive technology and accommodations workers can keep doing their jobs instead of quitting their trade and applying for social security disability payments.  Workers and employers often do…

E-Book Access For All

by guest blogger Laurie Hoirup, author of I Can Dance: My Life with a Disability  Within the business world, financial success is the driving force for both concept and product design. Numbers matter and sadly, for the disability community, those numbers can have a detrimental effect upon independence and ability. Technology is a wonderful asset…

Tips for Planning an Accessible Meeting

by Rosemarie Punzalan, Program Coordinator In-person meetings are great ways to network and collaborate with peers. They give participants a chance to connect on a more personal level than even the most interactive online platforms allow. They are a great way to share resources, as well as give an opportunity to brainstorm ideas with colleagues.…

Cruising With a Wheelchair

by Shannon Coe, Program Coordinator for the AT Network Over the 2013 Christmas Holiday, I went on a 7-day Caribbean cruise with my husband and 1-year old daughter.    It was our first family vacation together and our first time on a cruise.   I use both a manual and a power wheelchair, so I informed…