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Seminar to explore disability access and representation in museums

LONDON: The Museums Association (MA) is holding a one-day seminar exploring some of the practical ways that museums can address disabled access, participation and representation. Opening doors: Continue reading the story...

Zero Project receives 337 nominations from 98 countries

VIENNA: The Zero Project researches the status of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) around the world Continue reading the story...

EDAN pushes for Kenya’s implementation of Disabilities Rights Convention

GENEVA: Despite significant steps taken by the Kenyan government, coordinator of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network (EDAN) Dr Samuel Kabue says Continue reading the story...

People with disabilities to compete at Cybathlon 2016

Zurich will host the first Cybathlon in autumn 2016, bringing together people with disabilities from all over the world to compete against each other using the Continue reading the story...

Telefonica to air films for viewers with vision disabilities

MADRID:  Telefonica has joined forces with WhatsCine to make a selection of films included in its recently launched Movistar+ package available to viewers with vision disabilities via Continue reading the story...

Students develop euro note reader for people with vision disabilities

MALTA: Mechanical Engineering students at Mcast presented a euro note reader on July 28, a simple device beneficial to people with vision disabilities, to the Foundation Continue reading the story...

ZERO PROJECT 2016: Call for Nominations in Inclusive Education / ICT – Deadline: 27 July 2015

Once again, the Zero Project team would like to invite leading experts and organizations to nominate innovative practices and innovative policies concerning this year’s topics: Inclusive Continue reading the story...

“Defining moment” as UNICEF steps up focus and action on supplies for children with disabilities

COPENHAGEN: In a unified push to make assistive products for children with disabilities more available, affordable and appropriate, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) was joined Continue reading the story...

Simple classroom measures may reduce the impact of ADHD

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be successfully supported in classrooms through strategies that do not involve drugs, new research has indicated. These children Continue reading the story...

Technology makes classrooms more accessible

MADRID: Students with hearing disabilities will be able to access a greater number of educational facilities and follow classes by way of tablets, SmartPhones or intelligent Continue reading the story...
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