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    Ability Foundation Announces EmployABILITY 2019 Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities

    INDIA: Ability Foundation has announced EmployABILITY 2019, the pioneering job fair for qualified persons with disabilities, to be held in Chennai on Tuesday 17 December 2019. EmployABILITY, the trend-setting job opportunities fair for persons with disabilities will be held at Chennai on Tuesday 17 December 2019. EmployABILITY is jointly organised by Ability Foundation and Lions Club of Padi… Continue Reading »

    Makeathon to Build Tech for Persons with Disabilities in Kazakhstan

    KAZAKHSTAN: Creative innovators will attempt to solve challenges set by people with disabilities in just 72 hours at the capital’s Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM): Nur-Sultan Makeathon Oct. 25-28, reports the Nazarbayev University press office. TOM Makeathon is a 72-hour marathon that unites makers, such as engineers, programmers, craftspeople and doctors, to develop assistive technology solutions for… Continue Reading »

    Disability Network Announces Nominees For Annual Ability Award

    HOLLAND: Disability Network/Lakeshore (DNL) will present its ninth annual Ability Award, recognizing an individual within the Lakeshore region who promotes a spirit of inclusion and a community without barriers. All nominees will be recognized at the 2019 Ability Award celebration on October 28, 2019 at the Civic Center in Holland, Mich.   Disability Network/Lakeshore works in Allegan and Ottawa counties to create… Continue Reading »

    Regional Forum for Europe on “Accessible Europe: ICT 4 ALL

    The International Telecommunication Union is inviting you to participate in the Regional Forum for Europe on “Accessible Europe: ICT 4 ALL” that will take place in St. Julian’s, Malta from 4 to 6 December (http://itu.int/go/Accessible-Europe-19). The initiative, organised jointly with the European Commission, is held within the framework of the Regional Initiative for Europe on… Continue Reading »

    Ability Foundation Invites Film-makers for Workshop on Audio Description

    INDIA: Ability Foundation invites participation from film makers and aspiring film makers for a two-day landmark workshop on Audio Description, to be held on September 6 & 7, 2019. This is a first of its kind learning experience to be held in Chennai which will be conducted by an internationally known authority in the teaching of… Continue Reading »

    Experience Virtual Reality and Exciting Innovations at the Second Edition of M-Enabling Forum Europe

    The second M-Enabling Forum Europe will take place on September 19, 2019 parallel to REHACARE in the Congress Center of Messe Düsseldorf. EJ Krause & Associates, Inc. and G3ict, the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technology, are jointly organizing the international conference with accompanying exhibition.           Representatives of stakeholders, government… Continue Reading »

    Greater Push for Social Impact and Accessibility in Israel

    ISRAEL: “If there is an idea in cyber, porn or crypto spaces, millions of dollars by investors are invested in it, but when we are dealing with people with disabilities, we are sent to philanthropy,” said Yoocan CEO, Moshe Gaon, last week at The Marker’s Social Innovation Conference in Jerusalem, Israel. The panel was moderated… Continue Reading »

    New Project ‘Month of Access’ to be held UK-wide in 2020

    A new project is promoting the benefits of the outdoors to people with disabilities. Month of Access is to be held UK-wide in June next year following a pilot held in Perthshire. Last month’s inaugural Day of Access took four disabled people to an altitude of 720m (2,362ft) on Meall Tairneachan. A 4×4 vehicle was used… Continue Reading »

    Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards Accepting Nominations

    Nominations for the 2019 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards are now open! These international Awards recognize exemplary leaders within the disability community and their extraordinary societal contributions, while remembering the spirit and legacy of The Viscardi Center’s founder, Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr.   Since inception, the Awards have drawn nominations from cities throughout the U.S. and… Continue Reading »