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January

View Article: World Braille Day: Raising Awareness for an Important Communication Tool

World Braille Day: Raising Awareness for an Important Communication Tool

Since 2019, World Braille Day has been celebrated to create awareness of the importance of Braille; an access and communication tool which has played a key role in the realization of human rights for blind and partially sighted people.

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December

View Article: Christmas gifts for people with sensory differences

Christmas gifts for people with sensory differences

We are proud to present an accessible suggestion list for those hoping to surprise a visually impaired, hard of hearing, or autistic loved one this Christmas, covering all ages – (based a tiny bit on our personal preference!).

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November

View Article: Uber Sued by US Justice Department for Disability Discrimination

Uber Sued by US Justice Department for Disability Discrimination

Uber Technologies Inc has come under fire (rightly) for allegedly overcharging disabled passengers, being sued by the US Justice Department on Wednesday. The Department has also asked a federal court to order compliance with anti-discrimination law.

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View Article: New federal guidance updates rules for disability employment

New federal guidance updates rules for disability employment

New federal guidance has been released that offers details on what qualifies as competitive integrated employment for people with disabilities.

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View Article: Accessibility is an issue even for world leaders

Accessibility is an issue even for world leaders

We are shocked to learn of the BBC’s report that today’s COP26 summit, a gathering of world leaders on the topic of one of society’s most pressing issues (climate change) was not accessible for minister Karine Elharrar, who is a wheelchair user.

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October

View Article: Preparing Fire Evacuation Plans and Evacuation Solutions

Preparing Fire Evacuation Plans and Evacuation Solutions

Setting up evacuation plans and incorporating the right strategies to suit your building premises is vital to preparing for a fire emergency.

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