10 Essentials You Need to Know About the ADA (Number 5 Will Surprise You!)

How much do you know about the American Disability Act? Here are 10 essentials you need to know and number 5 will surely surprise you. 1. ADA stands for American with Disabilities Act.  It’s a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public

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How can you Make your Business Accessible to People with Disabilities?

You want to make every single customer feel welcome when they visit your business.   However, some businesses fail to make all of their buyers feel as welcome as they should. People with disabilities may experience difficulties in visiting your establishment, for a number of reasons (poor layout, cumbersome doors,

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5 Common Mistakes People Associate with Accessibility

  When hearing the words “disability” and “accessibility” what first comes to mind? Usually, when thinking about these two words there are many common misconceptions or mistakes people make. Today, we will point out what we believe are the five most common.   Just because the illness or disability is

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The Importance of Indoor Positioning Systems for Visually Impaired People

For owners and managers of public spaces, accessibility is a key concern. Nobody wants to make their location unusable for people through oversight or careless design, but, sadly, it does happen. This affects both disabled people’s experience and the location-owner’s reputation. One solution to this ongoing problem is Indoor Positioning

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How Can You Make Your Property More Accessible for Visually Impaired People?

Many of us take accessibility for granted. We can live our lives without worrying about reading signs, climbing stairs or sidestepping obstructions. However, for individuals with sight-related disabilities, accessibility makes a world of difference. Without proper accessibility, blind and visually impaired people may struggle to access a building and navigate

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The ADA and Accessibility: A Guide for Businesses and Public Buildings

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) stipulates that businesses and organizations integrate reasonable access for disabled individuals into their properties. The ADA is relevant to the majority of companies and facilities that are open to civilians, whether they are paying customers or members of the public. It’s vital that all

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3 Reasons Why CSUN 2018 Rocked!

It’s been almost 3 weeks since we presented the RightHear solution at CSUN, but we are still very excited about it! It was a great success for us and we are happy to share it. In this short post, we are going to share with you the 3 great things that

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Been Wondering About Orientation vs. Navigation?

2 April 2018 / RightHear / Mollie Cole, Community & Content Manager This April, we’ll be quickly covering the difference between orientation and navigation. They might sound similar, and they’re easy to mix-up. However, they’re two different concept that allow for entirely different levels of confidence and independence. Orientation, simply put,

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3 Easy Tips for Staying in Shape if you’re Blind or Visually Impaired

21 February 2018 / RightHear / Mollie Cole, Community & Content Manager February is RightHear and we can’t believe how fast 2018 is moving. It’s easy to get caught up in old routines even after committing to change for the new year, so we’re here to help. Remember your New Year’s

Accessi-bowl: The Super Bowl & Accessibility

1 February 2018 / RightHear / Mollie Cole, Community & Content Manager For some, February in the USA might mean Valentine’s Day. To others, it’s dedicated to a different kind of love: a love of football (no, not soccer), and the near-holy day set aside for a showdown between the