Study examines the best and worst cities for people with disabilities

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Galaxy Lesson Title

Study examines the best and worst cities for people with disabilities

E-Newscast Video Link

http://disabilityrightsgalaxy.com/?p=22166 

Video Length

Two minutes and forty-eight seconds

Grade Level

High School & Above

Summary

In observance of Disability Awareness Month, WalletHub has released a new study, ranking the nation’s 150 largest cities on the basis of which has the most “suitable conditions for people with disabilities.” The study measured each city using 23 key metrics.

Review Questions

How many categories was each city rated on?

 

What city was the highest rated overall?

 

What city was the lowest rated overall?

 

Free Writing Prompt

What trends do you notice from the cities described in the article?

 

Do you think the age of the city would affect its level of accessibility?

 

Can you think of any criteria that were not included in this study that you think should have been considered?

 

Original Story Link: http://disabilityrightsgalaxy.com/study-examines-the-best-and-worst-cities-for-people-with-disabilities/

Release Date: October 14th, 2014