Disability and Accessibility

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Department of Tourism gears up for accessible tourism

<b>PHILIPPINES:</b> The Department of Tourism-Western Visayas is gearing up for accessible tourism awareness program for persons with disabilities in all …

Boy, 10, Got Company To Build A Wheelchair-Friendly Playground So He And His Brother Could Play

These siblings epitomize brotherly love.<p>Cayden Long, 9, has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. His family was accustomed to driving almost an hour away to use a playground he could access, Good Morning America reported.<p>Big brother Conner, 10, wasn't shy speaking out about the injustice. He …

Publication of Blanck, Waterstone, Myhill, and Siegal's Disability Civil Rights Law and Policy, Cases and Materials, 3d

Publication of Peter Blanck; Michael Waterstone; William Myhill; and Charles Siegal's Disability Civil Rights Law and Policy, Cases and Materials, …

Why Bother with Accessibility?

Web accessibility (known in other fields as inclusive design or universal design) is the degree to which a website is available to as many people as …

"Persons with disabilities have a significant positive impact on society, and their contributions can be even greater if we remove barriers to their participation." Download new report, "Towards an Inclusive and Accessible Future for All' from G3ict website: http://g3ict.org/resource_center/publications_and_reports/p/productCategory_whitepapers/subCat_10/id_300

11 tips for making accessible learning

So – what does accessible learning mean and why is it important?<p>Accessible learning means that anyone, no matter their needs, are able to fully …

Accessible Designs Could Help Us All — But Only If Firms Bite

Here are the basics about Alex Blaszczuk: She lives in Manhattan. She's 26. She has a 20 pound cat. She's a third year law student at Columbia University. And about 18 months ago she broke her neck.<p>Blaszczuk sometimes jokes that she wishes she'd done it bungee jumping. At least then she says she …

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Blog Archive » UN General Assembly holds first-ever high-level meeting on disability

The UN General Assembly has adopted a landmark outcome document ( A/68/L.1) aimed at promoting disability-inclusive development during its first-ever …

Disabled People's International (DPI)

News Feed<p>This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.<p>The excitement …

International Week of the Deaf September 2013 | Equality for Deaf People | WFD

It is again that time of the year when deaf people around the world gather together with the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) to celebrate</i> …

How technology allowed me to read

Months after he was born, in 1948, Ron McCallum became blind. In this charming, moving talk, he shows how he reads — and celebrates the progression …

iOS 7 and VoiceOver – MacStories

A great overview of Apple's improvements to VoiceOver (and Accessibility in general) in iOS 7 by Josh de Lioncourt. I am not an Accessibility expert, but I keep hearing from smart people like Josh and Steven that Apple is far ahead than its competitors in this area.<p>Just by reading through the …

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Disabled activists block Adams Boulevard at Clark after Health and Human Services Secretary Louis Sullivan refused to meet with their group, American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today. Protesters tried to shut down the Bankers Building where Sullivan's agency has offices. Eight protesters were forcibly removed from the back entrance, and 30 to 40 more were in the lobby, so police escorted workers through a side door. Protesters said they want Sullivan to allocate less money for nursing homes and more for in-home services for people with disabilities. Chicago Sun-Times.

Education | World We Want 2030

Loading...<p>C20 Conversations<p>Discussions are currently taking place online at C20 Conversations to help shape civil society's recommendations to the …

CSUN 2014 About the CSUN Conference

29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference<p>The 2014 CSUN Conference was held in San Diego, CA from March 17 to …

Round-up of the M-Enabling Australasia 2013 Conference

International speakers including Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Bureau Chief of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at the Federal …

404 Error Page

<b>Whoops!</b> error: 404<p>Our mission is helping you find success, and that includes finding the right page.<p>The page you are seeking does not exist. Our …

Wearable tech liberates disabled

It has been 18 years since Tammie Lou Van Sant held a camera. But nearly two decades after a car accident left her paralyzed from the chest down, Van …

New Wearable Device Helps Blind Patients See Shapes and Colors

Dean Lloyd started losing his sight in his mid-twenties, while he was studying medicine in the early 1960s. His doctors diagnosed him with a …

First Peoples Disability Network

First Peoples Disability Network is the peak organisation representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with disability.<p>FPDN’s …

YouTube automatic captions now available in Spanish

Cross posted from the Blog de YouTube en Español Last year, YouTube had more than 1 trillion views, or about 140 views for every person on...

Project Glass: Live Demo At Google I/O with subtitles

Paste this in your document somewhere (closest to the closing body tag is preferable):<p>Paste this inside your HTML body, where you want to include the …

Live transcription integration for your Hangouts This is +Naomi Black from th...

+Booger Bender there's no way (currently) to export the transcript from Hangout Captions -- it's on our to-do list. But we would be exporting as txt, …

Greater accessibility for Google Apps

article<p>en_US<p>https://googleblog.blogspot.com/2012/09/greater-accessibility-for-google-apps.html<p>Official Google …

Making the cloud more accessible with Chrome and Android

article<p>en_US<p>https://googleblog.blogspot.com/2013/02/making-cloud-more-accessible-with.html<p>Official Google …

Web Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance

Introducing WorldSpace Attest for Android. Testing native mobile apps for accessibility has never been easier. For the first time, native mobile …