Americans With Disabilities Act Coverage
'Very dehumanizing:' UNC student with disability stranded in dorm after elevator breaks down
A University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill student is pushing for university officials to make campus more wheelchair friendly, after she says she was trapped inside her dorm for more than 36 hours.
Blind Triangle exec: Much work remains 30 years after enacting Americans with Disabilities Act
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported an unemployment rate of 7.3% among people with disabilities in 2019, which was a slight decrease from the 8% reported in 2018. People with disabilities are still twice as likely to be unemployed, compared to those without a disability, writes LCI's John Samuel.
People with visual impairments find work, inspiration at Durham manufacturer
Durham manufacturer LCI doesn't just employ people who are visually impaired - it helps them find opportunities that will last a lifetime.
Fact check: No, this card doesn't exempt you from face mask mandate
The Freedom to Breathe Agency isn't a real federal agency. The Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability, does not specifically say anything about face masks.
Raleigh doctor sews clear masks for the hearing impaired
The CDC's recommendations for wearing face coverings can make it difficult for those living with disabilities like hearing impairment. But a Raleigh doctor has created a clear mask to help make reading lips possible, even while wearing a mask.
Beyonce's company sued by blind woman over website accessibility
Parkwood Entertainment, the company that manages Beyonce's website, is being sued by a blind woman who claims that Beyonce.com violates the Americans With Disabilities Act because she cannot navigate the website without the assistance of a person with sight.