Ethiopia: Of Disability and Accessibility – allAfrica.com

INTERVIEW By Henok Reta Judith Heumann is an internationally recognized leader of the disability community and a lifelong civil rights advocate for disadvantaged people. She has been appointed Special Advisor for International Disability Rights at the US Department of State. She previously served as the Director for the Department on Disability Services for the DistrictContinue reading “Ethiopia: Of Disability and Accessibility – allAfrica.com”

The web pioneers who are making the world accessible to everyone, regardless of disability | Daily Mail Online

For the ten million plus people in the UK with a disability, it has long been a challenge to find places to stay that meet their needs. But things are improving. Disabled people with a love for travel are using the internet and social media to help others find accessible accommodation. … Curated by (Lifekludger)Continue reading “The web pioneers who are making the world accessible to everyone, regardless of disability | Daily Mail Online”

‘Responsive street furniture’ in cities could boost accessibility – Yahoo News Canada

…what if the city itself could adapt to the individual needs of the people on the street? Imagine street lights that get brighter as a visually impaired¬†pedestrian approaches, signs that can announce their location out loud,¬†a street crossing that gives extra time to an elderly person, or benches that fold down for someone who needsContinue reading “‘Responsive street furniture’ in cities could boost accessibility – Yahoo News Canada”