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Market Trends: New Technologies Benefit Employees and People With Disabilities

Published: 20 September 2013

ID: G00255718

Analyst(s): Andrew Johnson

Summary

People with disabilities make up 15% of the world's population. Assistive technology marketed to people with disabilities can also be sold to the other 85% of the population that is "situationally disabled" during some part of their day.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • More TSPs Focus on the PWD Segment
    • Go-to-Market Approaches in PWD Market
  • Assistive Technology Targets the Masses
    • Aging and Disabilities
  • Enterprises Are Hiring More PWD
    • Access to a Larger Talent Pool
    • Enterprises Move Past Common Misconceptions of PWD
    • Government Influence
    • Government Incentives

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