Americas

Elections Canada Announces Accessibility Improvements

GATINEAU: As part of Elections Canada’s commitment to accessibility for all Canadian voters, Elections Canada and Matthew Wozenilek, a Guelph accessibility advocate, are pleased to announce Continue reading the story...

Purple Communications Introduces Next-Generation SmartVP 2.0 Videophone

ROCKLIN, CALIF.: Purple Communications, Inc. today announced the availability of the SmartVP 2.0 videophone specifically designed for people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. The next generation Continue reading the story...

DynaVox Unveils Dedicated Speech-generating Tablet



PITTSBURGH, PA: DynaVox Systems, LLC, a Tobii Technology Company and the global leader in communication solutions for people with disabilities, unveiled the DynaVox T15, a powerful, Continue reading the story...

City of Baltimore required to adopt new policies and procedures under disabilities act

The Justice Department today announced that it has reached an agreement with the city of Baltimore, Maryland, to end hiring practices that discriminate against people with Continue reading the story...

IDEAL Group Apps4Android Releases Innovative Knowledge Mining App for People with Print Disabilities

HILLIARD, OH: IDEAL Group Apps4Android today announced the release of “Document Knowledge Miner,” an Android application that enables individuals with print disabilities to acquire knowledge from Continue reading the story...

New app makes buses more accessible for riders with vision disabilities

It’s a daily routine for many transit riders in the Seattle area: Pull out your smartphone, check the OneBusAway app, then decide whether you need to Continue reading the story...

VIA Rail launches new accessible cabin

MONTREAL: VIA Rail Canada announces that the Canadian leaving Vancouver tonight will include, for the very first time, a newly renovated Park car featuring an accessible Continue reading the story...

Minister Bergen announces investment to help Canadians in B.C. Rockies region gain job skills

CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA: The Government of Canada is helping Canadians with disabilities develop the skills and experience they need to find jobs, the Honourable Candice Bergen, Continue reading the story...

More braille books coming soon

SANTA CRUZ, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: For the first time this year, the Ministry of Education will be working together with pupils from the School for the Continue reading the story...

SME introduces closed-caption manufacturing videos for people with hearing disabilities

DEARBORN, MICH.: SME, an organization that connects people to solutions in manufacturing, works with academia and companies to train and enhance the existing workforce, as well Continue reading the story...