Internet tools help remove stereotypes for people with disabilities

09/6/2010 | Yahoo!

Social-networking sites such as Facebook and other Internet tools are improving the lives of some people with physical and mental disabilities. The online tools help individuals stay connected with friends and family and may also serve to neutralize stereotypes. "With social networking, you can create a shield around you so people don't judge you first by your disability. That is a big one for me," said Victor Tsaran, a Yahoo! accessibility-lab project manager who cannot see.

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