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 …

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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)

The excitement builds up! Finally, the High Level Meeting on Disability and Development (a once in 15 years occurrence) takes place tomorrow. DPI and …

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> …