Disabilities

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Stephen Hawking Introduces Intel's Connected Wheelchair

The British physicist who 'made black holes cool' says Intel's new wheelchair, which collects health data from the user, is just one more step toward the technology of the future.

With an All-Deaf Wait Staff, New Restaurant Asks Guests to Order in Sign Language

At the aptly-named Signs restaurant in Toronto, one restaurateur is piloting a new concept that aims to give hearing diners a glimpse into deaf culture.

When is a Leave of Absence an Appropriate ADA Accommodation?

As part of the law, you may have to let employees take some time off. Here are three questions to ask when making your decision.

A 'Smart' Pair of Shoes With a Noble Purpose

The makers of the Lechal interactive haptic footwear hope the product will serve some social good.

Hiring Employees With Disabilities

Hard-working, motivated yet underemployed, workers with disabilities can be an asset to your company. Here is what you need to recruit and retain them.

How an Earplug Company Supports Jobs for 200 People with Disabilities

How one earplug company supports jobs for 200 people with disabilities.

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