Tag Archives: accessibility

CONADIS Peru: Working for the Recognition and Protection of the Rights of People with Disabilities

The National Council for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities of Peru (CONADIS Peru) (in Spanish) works to guarantee the recognition and protection of the rights of people with disabilities, creating conditions in their environment to address and overcome gaps … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for May 2022: Accessible Transportation

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I was recently diagnosed with a disability, which affects my ability to drive. What research, resources and information are … Continue reading

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FEBHI: A Federation of Associations in Spain that Support and Assist People with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus

Since 1980, the Spanish Federation of Associations on Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (FEBHI, acronym in Spanish) (in Spanish) has worked towards making universal accessibility in products, services, and environments a reality for people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus (EBH, acronym … Continue reading

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What are Mobility Disabilities?

Mobility disability is an umbrella term for a variety of physical disabilities that are defined by impediments, limitations, or characteristics that limit or prevent independent movement such as standing, walking, reaching, and balancing. Disabilities in this category may be congenital … Continue reading

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Research In Focus: Reducing Inequalities Through Technologies

Highlighting recent briefs of NIDILRR-funded research in technology to make the world a more equitable, inclusive, accessible, and sustainable place for people with disabilities. Continue reading

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The World Wide Web Turns 30, and We’re Still Talking About Web Accessibility

The very first website was published August 6th 1991, and the NIDILRR grantee community was quick to jump on the virtual bandwagon! Continue reading

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Time for a Vacation? Learn About Accessible Travel and Tourism!

According to the United Nations, it is estimated that there are over 1 billion people with disabilities around the world. When you include family members and caregivers, more than 2 billion people are part of the disability community. This community … Continue reading

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TecnoAccesible: An AT and ICT Portal for People with Disabilities and Older Adults

TecnoAccesible is an information portal on assistive technologies related to computer use, the accessibility of consumer technology products, and computer tools for web accessibility. TecnoAccesible focuses on news and information related to assistive technology (AT) that is applicable to the … Continue reading

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AFENES: Improving the Quality of Life and Social Inclusion of People with Mental Health Conditions

The Association of Families of People with Mental Illness (AFENES, acronym in Spanish) is a non-profit association in Malaga, Spain founded in 1992, whose mission is to improve the quality of life of people with mental health conditions and their … Continue reading

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The Adecco Foundation and Inclusive Employment

The Adecco Foundation, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1999 by The Adecco Group in Spain, works towards the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workforce and in their communities. The Foundation trains people with disabilities and helps them to … Continue reading

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