California university’s ‘Cave’ inspired blind students
Blind students studying at a California university in the late 1980s found a place that encouraged them to innovate: "The Cave."
Powerful women changing the world and championing disability rights
Meet five inspiring women from across the globe who are advocating for human rights and for just, inclusive societies.
Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day
Thousands of Americans with Down syndrome work in a variety of professions and are gaining more visibility and representation.
State Department’s Sara Minkara, champion of disability rights
Sara Minkara built a career as an advocate for people with disabilities. Learn what she is doing now at the State Department.
How do sign language interpreters work?
Learn about the federal laws that require sign language interpreters in the United States and where you'll regularly find them.
Universal design gains among homebuilders
Two architects discuss an approach to home design that offers ease, safety, accessibility and comfort to nearly everyone without sacrificing style.
Equality for Americans with disabilities: A timeline
Learn about some landmark events that led to the Americans with Disabilities Act, which protects from discrimination in all areas of life.
Sign-language-friendly businesses take off
A growing number of deaf-friendly and signing-first businesses — which use sign language as their primary form of communication — are opening in the U.S.
Watershed disabilities law strengthens U.S. firms
Read on to learn how the Americans with Disabilities Act empowered Trevor Hutchinson to request accommodations that boosted his work performance.