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disability by the numbers

Disability by the Numbers

It was reported that nearly 60 million Americans were living with a disability. With such a substantial portion of the U.S. population falling under this umbrella,…
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Wheelchair Tennis: How it Started and Why You Should Play

Brad Parks, the founding father of wheelchair tennis, started the official Paralympic sport in 1976 when he first hit a tennis ball. Upon this, he realized the…
gas pump regulations for people with disabilities

ADA Has New Rules for Pumping Gas for People with Disabilities

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  Effective March 15, 2012, any gas pump with reach heights of operable parts over 54 inches above the driving surface will be in violation of the Americans…