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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...

Novartis Pharmaceuticals launches first smartwatch app for people with vision disabilities

BASEL: Novartis Pharmaceuticals announced the release of new features for its ViaOpta applications, and the extension for use with smart watches. The discreet, hands-free nature of Continue reading the story...

Computer vision and mobile technology could help people with vision disabilities ‘see’

UK: Computer scientists are developing new adaptive mobile technology which could enable people who are blind or have low vision to ‘see’ through their smartphone or Continue reading the story...

14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons

LISBON: The 14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 28 to 31 July 2015. The Continue reading the story...

Swiss Scientists develop mind-controlled robot for people with disabilities

Using a telepresence system developed at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), 19 people—including nine quadriplegics—were able to remotely control a robot located in one of Continue reading the story...

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...
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