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American Council of the Blind Makes Accessibility Key

Eric Bridges begins each day by making the U.S. more accessible for the blind community, his family, and himself. As Executive Director for the American Council of the Blind, he carries...

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What If the Unemployment Rate Were 70%?

Sadly, this statistic applies to some segments of the population. This week an article by John Kelly of the Washington Post reported discrimination in the housing market as it applies to people with service animals. A test by the Equal Rights Center revealed that about 1/3 of rental properties in the Metro DC area discriminate against people with guide dogs. Claims range from lack of availability to charging a higher rent to include the dog.

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