The word "accessibility" generally brings to mind ramps, as an accommodation for people who use wheelchairs. However, accessibility is far more than structural modifications to a building.
Accessible parking space in front of a red-brick building.
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Accessible parking space in front of a red-brick building.
Whether one has dementia, brain injury, or a psychiatric, intellectual or physical disability, community-based living is possible for people with even the most significantly-involved disabilities.
Advocates at an independent living rally hold sign that reads, "Independent Living Rocks!"
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Advocates at an independent living rally hold sign that reads, "Independent Living Rocks!"
Education for students with disabilities is relatively new, compared to other civil rights.
Blank paper fills a composition notebook.
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Blank paper fills a composition notebook.
Among the most fundamental of human rights is the right to be free from abuse or neglect.
Woman using wheelchair takes a moment to rest along long ramp in empty hallway.
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Woman using wheelchair rests on long ramp in empty hallway.
The health care landscape is rapidly evolving, with rising medical costs, limits to health care or insurance access, and changing law.
Woman in grassy field does yoga.
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Woman doing yoga in grassy field.
According to the U.S. Constitution, every citizen must be afforded due process of law.
Lady Justice holds scales of justice against clear, blue sky.
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Lady Justice holds scales of justice against clear, blue sky.
Self-determination, put simply, is figuring out what one wants and going for it.
Man using a wheelchair dribbles basketball across court.
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Man using a wheelchair dribbles basketball across court.