Several recent reports tell a troubling story about Americans with disabilities: While many would have no trouble using the Internet, a large percentage lack access to it in the home.
Consider these contrasting numbers: 54 percent of American adults with disabilities use the Internet, compared with 81 percent of those who do not claim to have a disability, according to a report released this morning by the Pew Research Center
. Both the Pew study and another conducted last fall by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (available here in PDF form
), show that the problem starts at home.Read More