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IT WAS ABILITY THAT MATTERED, NOT DISABILITY, WHICH IS A WORD IM NOT CRAZY ABOUT USING.
ABILITY SUBSCRIBERSPeople with DisabilitiesFamily MembersHealthcare ProfessionalsCaregiversHospitalsAdvocatesCelebrities
The White HouseCongressSenateDepartment of Labor Department of EducationDepartment of AgricultureFCC
ABILITY Magazine is consistently ranked in the
Top 50 Magazines in the World.
The ADAs definition of a disability isaphysicalormental impairmentthatsubstantially limits one or more oflifesmajoractivities.
Not all disabilities are visible. Forexamplediabetes,cancer,depression,heartdiseaseandAlzheimersdiseaseallfallunderthecategoryofainvisibledisabilities.
Almost half of the accommodationsneeded by employers and jobapplicants with disabilities withdisabilitiescostabsolutelynothing.
Americans with disabilities are thelargest minority population in thecountry,withover50millionpeople.
This group has $220 billion indiscretionaryspendingpowerand$1trillioninconsolidatedbuyingpower.
92% of U.S. customers feel morefavorable towards a business thathirespeoplewithdisabilities.
FACTS & STATS
The average citizen will experience 13 years of a disability in his or her lifetime.
Of the 69 million families in the United States, 20.3 million families have at least one member with a disability.
40% of our travelling public is made up of Americans with disabilities and their companions.
1 in 2 Americans over the age of 65 has a disability.
13.1 million people use assistive technology for anatomical, mobility, hearing, vision and speech disabilities.
Approximately $13.6 billion annually is spent on travel by people with disabilities.