10 Crucial Ways We Can Make Society More Inclusive for People With Disabilities | Kristin Duquette

The Americans with Disabilities Act celebrated its 25th year of coming into law last month, and while it has changed countless lives, it has become apparent that inclusion loopholes still exist.The ADA was designed to have people with disabilities become viable and authentic citizens within the United States, but access to resources are still deniedContinue reading “10 Crucial Ways We Can Make Society More Inclusive for People With Disabilities | Kristin Duquette”

Accessibility and education | Voices | Saudi Gazette

“We send people to the moon, to space but the majority of children with disabilities still do not go to school and it is the 21st Century.” These words were from Gopal Mitra, an officer in UNICEF’s inclusive education program. And this was how he started his speech at the Forum hosted by the GlobalContinue reading “Accessibility and education | Voices | Saudi Gazette”

Chieko Asakawa: How new technology helps blind people explore the world | TED Talk | TED.com

  How can technology help improve our quality of life? How can we navigate the world without using the sense of vision? Inventor and IBM Fellow Chieko Asakawa, who’s been blind since the age of fourteen, is working on answering these questions. In a charming demo, she shows off some new technology that’s helping blindContinue reading “Chieko Asakawa: How new technology helps blind people explore the world | TED Talk | TED.com”