Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tag: Accessibility

How can employers support workers with spinal injuries?

There has been slow progress in getting more disabled people into work, and those with spinal cord injuries have a particularly low employment rate....

Logitech’s Adaptive Gaming Kit Makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller More Accessible

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC) facilitates gaming for players with accessibility needs. While a forward-thinking device, the XAC isn’t without limitations. To get the...

Teacher carries student with spina bifida on back so she can enjoy field trip

https://youtu.be/TP4G5ewS_50 10-year-old Ryan King has spina bifida, and when field trips are not wheelchair accessible, she has to miss out. But on a recent trip...

Wheel the World launches accessible travel marketplace

Wheel the World has unveiled a new online travel marketplace to provide accessible travel to those living with disabilities. Backed by Booking.com, the accessible travel...

Toddler With Spina Bifida Can Now Get Around Thanks to Dad’s Creative Invention

https://youtu.be/tt4lfK1U4mY A loving dad wanted his toddler son with spina bifida to have more mobility, so he created a device to help. Doctors had realized...

Rick Hansen’s new mission: Improving accessibility across Canada

Accessibility activist Rick Hansen has a new poster to show you. One with adjustable text at an eye level so people in wheelchairs can...

Off the cuff: How I fell in love with my wheelchair

Don’t ever call me ‘wheelchair bound’. My wheelchair doesn’t bind me — it liberates me The wheelchair represents many different things, depending on the beholder’s...

‘Changing Places’ Restroom Increases Accessibility For O’Hare Passengers With Disabilities

Chicago (CBS) — O’Hare International Airport now offers a new level of service for travelers with disabilities, and advocates say this is just the...

Half Access – Making Live Music Accessible

Half Access is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to making live music accessible. Our database provides accessibility info on venues to help prepare disabled...

Paralyzed People Control the Robot Waiters at a Japanese Cafe

In a win-win outcome for patients with spinal cord injuries and Japanese startup tech company Ory Lab, robotic waiters are working full shifts, allowing...