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7 Cool Assistive Technologies Driving Accessibility for Intellectual Disabilities

Assistive Technological solutions are improving accessibility options for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. First defined in federal law with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1990 (IDEA), assistive technology can include any software, device, or equipment used to bolster or maintain the functional capabilities of people with disabilities.…

Celebrating the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

July 26, 2019 will commemorate the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). On July 26, 1990 President George H.W. Bush signed this monumental piece of civil rights legislation that prohibited discrimination against people with disabilities and special needs across all facets of life, including…

Helpful Tips for Teaching Social Boundaries to Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Whether it's for a job or to simply make friends, it's critical to teach social boundaries to adults with developmental disabilities. A decreased level of self esteem, social withdrawal, and feelings of alienation can all be the direct result of a lack of social skills. As a result, we've put…