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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London has announced a year-long partnership with the charity Guide Dogs to improve accessibility for blind or visually impaired visitors. As part of this collaboration, the Studio Tour has sponsored three guide dog puppies named Harry, Ron, and Hermione, and will receive up…
14 days ago · From Assistive Technology Blog
Welcome to this challenging and enlightening crossword puzzle designed especially for enthusiasts and professionals in the field of assistive technology and accessibility. This puzzle will test your knowledge on a wide range of topics, from historical milestones and key figures in disability rights,…
01.07.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Yelp has introduced new accessibility features to assist people with disabilities in connecting with local businesses. In collaboration with disability advocacy groups, Yelp has added searchable accessibility attributes, AI-powered alternative text for photos, and an accessibility resource hub for b…
26.06.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Researchers have achieved a significant milestone in understanding how autism develops in the womb, potentially paving the way for future treatments. Autism spectrum disorders, affecting about 1 in 100 children globally, involve challenges with social interaction and communication. The degree of the…
23.06.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
The National Geographic Society estimates there are over 300 variations of sign language globally. The Odd Gentlemen is contributing to this diversity by introducing Harmonium Sign Language (HSL) for their upcoming game, “Harmonium: The Musical.” In the game, the protagonist Melody and t…
19.06.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Last week, the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) in England introduced a groundbreaking British Sign Language (BSL) Relay Service to assist deaf individuals during emergencies. Starting in May, all ambulances in the region are now equipped with iPads featuring the SignVideo app. This app enables f…
17.06.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Today marks the launch of the Disability Culture Lab (DCL) — the first-ever nonprofit disability media and narrative lab, with a mission to shift the narrative on disability from fear and pity to solidarity and liberation and move the needle on ableism from indifference to action. For more inform…
11.06.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Be My Eyes, a groundbreaking app designed to aid the blind and visually impaired, has launched its award-winning application on Windows desktop, available now on the Microsoft Store. Announced at Microsoft’s Build Week in Seattle, this expansion brings the Be My AI feature from their successfu…
03.06.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Do you want to improve the accessibility culture at your business or organization? Join IAAP for  an upcoming virtual symposium on June 12th and learn how you can leverage a Community of Practice to encourage organic accessibility growth, create a sustainable roadmap, and build a true culture o…
02.06.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Hello, puzzle enthusiasts! Dive into our latest crossword adventure that shines a spotlight on the incredible world of assistive technologies and services. This captivating puzzle is packed with intriguing clues about the innovations transforming lives for individuals with disabilities. From electri…
20.05.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog