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Idaho State Secures $2.2M to Train Specialists for Deaf/Hard of Hearing...

Idaho State University's Communication Sciences and Disorders Department has been awarded $2.2 million in grants to bolster the Idaho Hearing Education and Aural Rehabilitation...

UMD Leads Projects Aimed at Career Support, Accessibility for People with...

Over the past year, the University of Maryland (UMD) has been awarded six new contracts and has launched a new digital accessibility project to...

UIUC Leads Effort to Make Speech Recognition Technology More Inclusive

Speech recognition devices such as Google Home, Amazon Echo and Alexa, Siri, and Cortana assist a wide range of users with tasks from answering...

Remembering the ‘Mother’ of the Disability Rights Movement

Judith “Judy” Heumann, a lifelong activist who was widely regarded as the “mother” of the disability rights movement, died March 4 at the age...

Performing and Fine Arts Schools Bring People with Disabilities to the...

Participation in the arts can be an empowering means of expression for many people, but it is a world that has not always been...

Dental Schools Seek to Limit Oral Health Disparities for Patients with...

In 2017, the National Council on Disability (NCD) reported that 75 percent of dental students had little or no preparation in administering care to...