Tunisia Takes Part in Arab Information Technology Ministers' Council in Yemen
The Tunisian Minister of Communication Technologies led a delegation to the 14th session of the Arab Information Technology Ministers' Council in Sanaa, Yemen.
From Zawya, July 06, 2010
USA: Scientists to Present Car for Blind Drivers Next Year
U.S. Scientists and the National Federation of the Blind are developing a car for the blind and will present a prototype next year
From BBC News, July 06, 2010
India: NCPEDP - MphasiS Universal Design Awards Launched - Nominations Invited
For the first time ever in the country (India), an award to encourage those who have been promoting the cause of 'Accessibility'
From India PRWire, June 30, 2010
Technology Gets Disabled-Friendly
Manufacturers of handheld devices seem to be more eager to accommodate customers with various disabilities - particularly those with impaired vision.
From BBC News, June 30, 2010
Bangladesh: Call to Ensure Rights of Sight Impaired thru ICT
State Minister for Science and Information and Communication Technology Yeafesh Osman called upon all to come forward for helping establish the rights of the visually impaired people through utilizing Information Communication Technology (ICT).
From The New Nation, June 29, 2010
Uganda: ICT Accessibility for Persons With Disability (PWDs)
Article on ITU-G3ict workshop on ICT accessibility in Uganda.
From Women of Uganda Network, June 29, 2010
Australia: Victorian App My State winners
Contest Overall idea winner – Disability Access Information Victoria – tool that brings together information regarding disability access to buildings, transport systems and tourism areas ($1,000)’
From Computerworld Australia, June 22, 2010
Dyslexia Assistive Technology Delivers Writing Independence to Children and Adults
Ghotit, a leading provider of text correction technology has released its new and improved spelling and grammar checker.
From 1888 Press Release, June 16, 2010
This feature was written between 6 March and 30 April 2010 as part of the Guardian International Development Journalism Competition. It highlights issues on disabilities and development.
From The Guardian, June 14, 2010
UNDP Launches New Project for the Disabled
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched the Early Learning and Disability Challenges project (ELDC) yesterday at its headquarters in Mishref. This project is part of the United Nations Millennium Development Goal (MDG). Strengthening universal primary education, the (ELDC) was initiated by UNDP as one if its projects that fall under the Country Program (2009-2013).
From Kuwait Times, June 10, 2010