Europe

Study reveals airline access fears for passengers with disabilities

UK: New research reveals passengers with disabilities are significantly less likely to fly than others, with many saying access worries are reasons not to fly. However research Continue reading the story...

Milan airports launch guide to accessible landmarks

MILAN: SEA Aeroporti Milano launched a complimentary guide (pdf) to Milan’s accessible landmarks and ways to get to EXPO 2015. Developed in collaboration with Where, a leading Continue reading the story...

Call for entries to CREATIVE FUTURE art competition

UK: People with autism are being given a chance to show off their many creative talents by entering a new national art competition. The competition is Continue reading the story...

Breaking down communication barriers for children with cerebral palsy

EU scientists with the ABC project have developed a ground breaking application that can help people with cerebral palsy to communicate and interact with others. People with Continue reading the story...

EU Ministers to discuss web accessibility directive on 12 June

The 28 EU Ministers will meet in Brussels this Friday to discuss a progress report on Council’s work on the Accessibility of Public Sector Bodies’ Websites Continue reading the story...

Dignity and accessibility: life on equal terms for people with disabilities in Sweden

SWEDEN: About 1.5 million people in Sweden have a disability of some kind. The principal goal of Sweden’s disability policy has long been to ensure that Continue reading the story...

Azerbaijan to implement inclusive education in schools

Azerbaijan will implement inclusive education in Baku’s two secondary schools for the first time. Mikail Jabbarov, Azerbaijan’s’ education minister made the remark during the opening ceremony of Continue reading the story...

Vodafone Romania launches package for people with hearing disabilities

Vodafone Romania launched a social subscription dedicated to people with hearing disabilities. Besides the subscription, subscribers are offered the Vodafone Smart 4 smartphone at no extra Continue reading the story...

New FITA services portfolio for people with vision disabilities

Foundation for Information Technology Accessibility (FITA) announced a new portfolio of services aimed at people with vision disabilities.  The services were launched by Hon Josè Herrera, Continue reading the story...

Smartwatches and apps can make life easier for children with autism or ADHD

Researchers believe that children with autism or Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can benefit from technologies originally developed for older people. Welfare technology has long been associated Continue reading the story...
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