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Extending Our Reach

Ashley Furniture Industries and Disability Community Involvement

Ashley Furniture Industries makes beautiful home furnishings affordable for more and more people in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan and other countries every day. Now we’re extending our reach. Through our alliance with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™, Ashley Furniture Industries is taking part in a Disability Community Involvement Initiative launched in association with leading advocacy groups for the disabled.

If you have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading, eSSENTIAL Accessibility can greatly enhance your experience at
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Click on this icon to download keyboard and mouse replacement solutions free of charge, including a webcam-based hands-free movement tracking system, a page reader, predictive typing and other customizable options.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility tools can be used on a standard PC* by anyone with dexterity challenges or reading difficulties arising from a variety of conditions, including:

  • Stroke/paralysis
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Age-related factors
  • Mild visual impairment
  • Limited proficiency in English
  • Literary deficiencies
  • Dyslexia
  • Other learning issues

Ashley Furniture Industries is proud to be a Founding Member of this Disability Community Involvement Initiative. It brings us one step closer to mirroring our society’s diversity in the people we employ and the customers we serve.

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