Teaching visually impaired students – and making class materials more accessible for everyone at the same time
Hannah Thompson, a partially blind academic, offers six tips for ensuring an inclusive learning environment
Touching or following other children on the playground is how five-year-old Kellen tries to make new friends.
Did you read that story in the Stanford Report about the affordable ‘smart cane’ that uses robotics? Wasn’t it cool?” Whenever articles about disability technology come out, I’m asked for my thoughts and feelings on the innovation at hand. People expect me — a blind person — to share their excitement. Most therefore find my frustration and lack of enthusiasm perplexing.
Technology has made lives easier in various forms. Whether it’s the ease of shopping, communicating, or working, technological advancements contributed vastly to one’s daily activities. As dementia cases in seniors rise, you can also use technology to help your loved one through the process.
Aside from his undeniable skills as an actor and his unwavering dedication to ending Parkinson’s for good, there’s a whole lot to admire about Michael J. Fox. The 60-Year-old actor and advocate set an important example simply based on the way he lives his life. In a recent interview, Fox spoke openly about how he maintains his optimism 30 years after his life-changing diagnosis.
Around 450,000 people are in families that receive on Ontario Works, and a further 500,000 receive support through the Ontario Disability Support Program.
Installation begins Dec. 16 and should be finished by the end of 2022, the transit authority says.
We’ve been taught to refer to people with disabilities using person-first language, but that might be doing more harm than good.
In one tweet — which now has nearly 300,000 likes — I owned my beauty. For the first time in my life, I felt worthy and deserving.
There’s something called the “Curb-Cut Effect.” Research institute PolicyLink describes it as “a vibrant illustration of how laws and programs designed to benefit vulnerable groups, such as the disabled or people of color, often end up benefiting all.”