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Fiji National Council for disabled people seek more accessible buses

Mar 30: The Fiji National Council for Disabled Persons is looking into having discussions with government for the provision of more accessible buses in the future. Executive Continue reading the story...

Flat Rock Playhouse in US offers audio description service for blind people

Mar 28: Flat Rock Playhouse has created a new opportunity for blind people to have an enhanced theatre experience.  Sponsored by Asheville Eye Associates, the Playhouse Continue reading the story...

Bermuda Architect hopes to help improve accessibility

Mar 27: Bermuda is praised for its beauty and unique architecture, but many residents and tourists face problems getting around. Disabled people in wheelchairs, moms with strollers, Continue reading the story...

Technology helps visually impaired people to enjoy art

UK, Mar 26: THE Long Gallery at Nottingham Castle is crowded with fine art – but how do you make it appeal to visitors who can’t see the Continue reading the story...

Rotary promotes disability access in Canada

Mar 25: Working out and improving fitness levels just got a little bit easier for those living with a disability in the North Cariboo, thanks Continue reading the story...

Singapore aims to provide accessible digital content for people with disabilities

While we exploit technology and work on interoperability to share digital contents over multiple platforms, what we don’t realise is that we might inadvertently leave behind Continue reading the story...

High Court in India asks architects body to contact survey of disability access of all government buildings

Nagpur, Mar 22: In a ray of hope for disabled and senior citizens, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court has asked the Indian Institute Continue reading the story...

MLA motion would improve accessibility for disabled people in Canada

EDMONTON, Canada, Mar 20: When Marlin Styner entertains friends at his Red Deer home, the guests rarely return the favour. They want to invite him over but Continue reading the story...

Europeans target better web access for people with disabilities

Mar 17: For people around the world the Internet has become the first port of call for most information. However, researchers in Hungary believe that much Continue reading the story...

EnableMart teams with Microsoft Accessibility to educate educators on accommodating students with disabilities

Mar 16: Thousands of disabled persons and the people who care for them will flock to San Diego this week to attend the 26th Annual International Continue reading the story...

New iPhone application helps people with visual disabilities to read American currency

LookTel Money Reader for Blind People Mar 11: Many countries print their currencies in different sizes or shapes in order to help  blind people pay for things Continue reading the story...

DPWH to strictly enforce Accessibility Law in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines, Mar 09: Saying it is not just a matter of implementing the law but also consideration for disabled people, Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson Continue reading the story...

Technology helps disabled people, but is expensive

India, Mar 08: Rohit Parekh Jain, a 20-year old from Chennai, with cerebral palsy and has not been able to communicate verbally all his life. Rohit Parekh Continue reading the story...

Israeli company to provide advanced bionic vision to blind people

JERUSALEM, Mar 07: An Israeli company will provide an advanced bionic vision device to help millions of blind people see the world. Herzilya-based Nano Retina is developing Continue reading the story...

Gadgets help blind people to be independent

UK, Mar 05:  BLIND and partially sighted people have been trying out technology that could change their lives forever. Action for Blind People held a special open Continue reading the story...

People with disabilities fight for accessible taxis in New Haven

Mar 03: Nearly a dozen wheelchair users crowded a state Department of Transportation hearing room last week in a plea to get accessible taxis in the Continue reading the story...

Nectec in Thailand launches aid for deaf people

Mar 02: Deaf people will soon be able to access the services of call centres as easily as those with normal speech and hearing. In the next Continue reading the story...

Bangalore city not so friendly to disabled people

Bangalore, India, Mar 01: As it is, life is no cakewalk for disabled people, but even in a city like Bangalore, there is a severe dearth Continue reading the story...
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