Staff training key to shifting attitudes on accessibility for disability community
House Modernization Committee follows up on recommendations
Rep. Jim Langevin says training and engagement can increase accessibility and understanding of the disabled on Capitol Hill. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
By Katherine Tully-McManus
Posted June 2, 2021 at 5:00am
Many staffers are heading back to Capitol Hill, and official visitors aren’t far behind, but the return to offices is prompting questions about gaps in physical and digital accessibility in Congress for staff, lobbyists, constituents and lawmakers with disabilities.