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Focus Area

Disability Issues

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People with disabilities have the right to full and unrestricted participation in society.

The Public Health Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities, with a focus on disability policy, civil rights, disability law, employment, health issues, independent living and assistive technology.

PHI programs partner with persons with disabilities to advocate for their health and rights.

We provide consultation and technical assistance, promote innovative assistive and instructional technologies, build the capacity of institutions to provide for full and unrestricted participation for those with disabilities, disseminate information and updates related to accessible technologies, and more.

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Programs

Center on Disability

The Center on Disability at the Public Health Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities with a focus on disability policy, civil rights, disability law, employment, health issues, independent living, and assistive technology. The Center on Disability is composed of disability-related projects with expertise in research, technical assistance, training and information dissemination.

Learn about Center on Disability projects

Pacific ADA Center

The Pacific ADA Center works to build a partnership between the disability and business communities and to promote full and unrestricted participation in society for persons with disabilities through education and technical assistance.

Learn about Pacific ADA Center projects