$150,000 awarded to make medical clinics and centers accessible for people with disabilities

Unless you’re in a wheelchair or walk with a cane, you probably never think about whether exam room tables inside a doctors office are accessible for people with disabilities.

It’s a problem we first reported on in February 2018.

Earlier this month, we learned a local non-profit has agreed to invest $150,000 to fix some of the underlying issues.

Thanks to The Independence Center board, 9 additional medical clinics throughout our region are now equipped with a special exam room table and lift. Two centers were given special audio assistive technology for the hearing impaired…. Read Full Article Here

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