USA: Celebrating 20 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Twenty years ago today the United States ushered in a new era of opportunity for our citizens with passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This groundbreaking legislation has played a critical role in combating disability discrimination and promoting the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in our society.
From U.S. Department of State - Press releases, July 26, 2010
DPP and AT&T to Highlight Accessibility Applications and Innovation
'Apps 4 Access' Will Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
From PR Newire, July 23, 2010
USA: Pryor, Kerry Legislation to Improve Internet and Technology Access for Blind and Deaf Clears Hurdle
U.S. Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and John Kerry (D-MA) announced today that their legislation to improve access to the Internet and other technologies for blind and deaf individuals has passed the Senate Commerce Committee. The bill can now be considered by the full Senate.
From TMCnet.com, July 16, 2010
Spain: Las TIC y las Discapacidad
Blog dedicated to spreading and advising about the new information and communication technologies for persons with disability and/or with special needs awareness (in Spanish, Catalan, English)
From Blog, July 14, 2010
USA: CTIA-The Wireless Association® to Focus on Accessibility and Disability Issues in July Edition of 'Wonder of Wireless' and Blog
To Honor the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Throughout the Month of July
From PR Newswire, July 08, 2010
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