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November 11, 2022

While watching a movie or TV series through any streaming service, some viewers hear a voice that’s not coming from any of the actors and it's neither a narration nor a dubbing track. It's called audio description and it explains on screen imagery and action for people who have low or no ...

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As New Jersey’s students return to the classroom this month, tragic events from earlier in the year remain a cause for concern in schools here and across the country.  The mass killing of students at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas sparked debate over the state’s gun laws as well as ...

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Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise.  The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with ...

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Crossing the street doesn't have to be visual. Some intersections throughout New Jersey are equipped with devices that announce when pedestrian signals change from red to green and count down how many seconds remain to arrive on the other side of the road.    Accessible Pedestrian Signals (APS) ...

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As the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season gets underway this month, all New Jerseyans should be prepared to face stronger and potentially more devastating storms. But, for people with a physical, sensory or developmental disability, the risks can be even greater.  It's not hard to imagine how ...

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