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India: Disability Conference Discusses Accessibility as a Human Right Must for Persons with Disabilities
Promoting accessibility along with the development of skill sets holds key to empowering people with disabilities. This discussion was taking place at a disability conference in Manguluru, India.
From The Times of India, March 19, 2018

Is the EU Public Sector Ready for the Web Accessibility Directive?
Bryn Anderson of Siteimprove introduces the incoming EU legislation that will require all government entities to make their websites more accessible.
From Public Technology, March 18, 2018

Google Maps to Show Wheelchair Accessibility Info in Major Metropolitan Transit Areas of the World
Google Maps is adding a filter for people to opt for wheelchair accessible routes at major metropolitan transit centres around the world. The feature will roll out in London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston and Sydney.
From BGR, March 17, 2018

India: Disability Conference Discusses Accessibility as a Human Right Must for Persons with Disabilities
Promoting accessibility along with the development of skill sets holds key to empowering people with disabilities. This discussion was taking place at a disability conference in Manguluru, India.
From The Times of India, March 17, 2018

Bureau of Internet Accessibility Releases Accessibility Analysis of Banking Industry Websites. Read to Know How Your Bank Fares
he Bureau of Internet Accessibility identified the top 15 banking websites with the highest traffic and has researched them to provide a lens into overall web accessibility within the banking industry.
From Bureau of Internet Accessibility, March 16, 2018

The Partnerships Enabling Disabled City Residents to Better Explore Their Surroundings
As cities work to add technologies to improve residents’ lives and mobility, many are putting a renewed focus on inclusivity and equitable innovation distribution. Yet despite this inclusivity push, experts say people with disabilities remain an overlooked group, especially during city planning processes.
From Smart CIties Dive, March 15, 2018

How Can Technology Improve Accessibility for People with Disability?
The Al Jazeera Stream concludes its week at the 2018 SXSW Conference & Festivals with a look at innovations in disability and assistive technology.
From Al Jazeera, March 15, 2018

Is the EU Public Sector Ready for the Web Accessibility Directive?
Bryn Anderson of Siteimprove introduces the incoming EU legislation that will require all government entities to make their websites more accessible.
From Public Technology, March 09, 2018

ComcastLaunches New Accessible TV Features for 2018 Paralympics
Comcast NBCUniversal adds new assistive technologies for viewers with disabilities and will broadcast the Paralympics with video description.
From Multi Channel, March 09, 2018

Classical Sculptures Raise Prosthetic Limbs for Disability Rights
The nonprofit Handicap International outfitted the Venus de Milo and other statues with 3D-printed prosthetic limbs to raise awareness of the global need for prosthetics.
From Hyperallergic, March 09, 2018

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