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disAbility Solutions for Independent Living Inc. (DSIL) is a community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential nonprofit agency serving Volusia and Flagler Counties.  For over 10 years, DSIL has been operating  within the Daytona Beach community providing an array of independent living services. 51% of the Board of Directors are persons with significant disabilities. DSIL provides information & referral, [...]

New system allows wheelchair-users to park their unoccupied cars

A wheelchair-user has successfully tested a system that allows an unoccupied car to be parked after its driver has left the vehicle, using technology that could be publicly available within a year. The organisations developing the system, demonstrated in the last few days at a hotel in Greenwich, London, believe it could make life far [...]

Labor Department Releases Report on Increasing Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities has released its final report. The report summarizes the findings and recommendations of the Committee on ways to increase competitive employment opportunities for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The Committee was developed as part of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. [...]