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Assistive technology (AT) is any device or equipment used to increase, maintain or improve functional capabilities of persons with disabilities — assistive technology service is any service that...
The Americans with Disabilities Act requires that courts must  be as accessible for people with disabilities, as they are for all others who seek justice.  Compliance with the ADA has lagged in the...
Many students with disabilities can’t get the accommodations they need to succeed in college and other post-secondary schools. As a result, students with disabilities often take additional time to...
It can be very difficult for seniors and people with disabilities to navigate the complex and disconnected service system. 
In recent years, the federal  government has supported the creation of...
People who use American Sign Language (ASL) are experiencing barriers to accessing public benefits and publicly-funded services.  All eligible people with disabilities should be able to access public...
In 2007, parents of a six-year old girl named Ashley asked doctors at Seattle Children’s Hospital to give Ashley high doses of hormones, and remove her breast buds and uterus. Many people with...
Last autumn, DRW visited with election officials from each county to assess individual county needs and best practices in voting accessibility. Survey results are now online.
Often people with disabilities are charged with crimes and jailed as a result of offenses that are directly related to disability. Because it can be difficult to qualify for and obtain services,...
A Summary of National Research Studies compiled by Disability Rights Washington
This document identifies and summarizes the results of research studies around the nation regarding the outcomes of...
Students involved in DRW’s youth leadership development asked why they hadn’t learned any disability history in school.  In 2007, high school students and DRW staff met with Senator Rosemary...

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