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2011-09-16 07:00:00

The Isle of Capri Casinos Pompano Park has been served with a lawsuit for allegedly failing to adhere to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines along with discrimination against a visually impaired and legally blind, Philip Juarez, a Palm Beach County resident. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 The Isle of Capri Casinos Pompano Park has been served with a lawsuit for allegedly failing to adhere to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines along with...

2011-08-05 15:13:00

July Stats Show Year-Over-Year Increase in Unemployment for Americans with Disabilities WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the unemployment rate for Americans without disabilities dipped slightly in July, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) decried the disproportionately high unemployment rate for people with disabilities and its increase since July 2010. "A 16.8 percent unemployment rate is unacceptable," says Mark Perriello, President and...

2011-07-21 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association recognizes the importance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the landmark civil rights law that protects wheelchair users and other people with disabilities from discrimination, which celebrates its 21st anniversary on July 26th. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/MM82757LOGO) The ADA levels the playing field for all people with disabilities so they can pursue their rights under the...

2011-07-19 11:14:00

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This day marks the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which guarantees equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, commercial facilities, employment, transportation, state and local government services and telecommunications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Population Distribution 36 million Number of people who have a disability. They...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

BLUFFDALE, Utah, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Listen Technologies Corporation today announced the availability of four new assistive listening systems to meet the requirements of the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards for accessible design. Compliant with today's Department of Justice Title III of the ADA for assistive listening systems, each of the Listen ADA systems provide all the necessary components to meet the new standards for the minimum number of...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TravelinWheels, LLC answers the question many people with disabilities face when traveling; "Will the places I want to go to be accessible to me?" By incorporating a searchable database that provides detailed accessibility information for lodging, restaurants, stores, transportation, attractions and tours, as well as information on medical services in the area, www.travelinwheels.com seeks to provide the details consumers with disabilities...

2011-06-18 00:01:07

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Plaintiffs Charge that Netflix Violates the Americans with Disabilities Act by Not Providing Equal Access to its "Watch Instantly" Streaming Content. An estimated 36 million Americans are deaf or hard of hearing. The deaf and hard of hearing community has repeatedly expressed concerns"”via letters, petitions, blogs, and social media"”to Netflix about its failure to provide equal access to "Watch Instantly." Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 16, 2011 The...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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