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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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Celebrating the ADA at 30 – Exploring Research on Accessibility, Equity, and Inclusion

On July 26th, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Thirty years later, an entire generation has grown up, gone to school, and joined the workforce in a world that is … Continue reading

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Accessibility in Spain: The Accessibility Observatory

The Accessibility Observatory (in Spanish) in Spain, a project of the Accessibility Unit of COCEMFE (in Spanish), highlights the importance of accessibility and the use of support products that are essential to improve the quality of life of people with … Continue reading

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The National Disability Observatory of Peru: Disability-Related Information at the National, Regional, and Local Level

The National Observatory of Peru works as an instrument for the management and exchange of knowledge and information on disability in Peru and elsewhere. The organization supports collaboration in which strategic information is collected, processed, and generated in different areas … Continue reading

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Is Grandma’s House Accessible? Visitability for the Holidays

Are you opening your home to guests with disabilities? Learn how to make your home “visitable” so everyone can join the celebrations! Continue reading

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Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains: Technology for Access and Function

Welcome back to our series that highlights NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains. This month, we will be looking at NIDILRR’s Technology for Access & Function Outcome Domain. This outcome domain focuses NIDILRR-funded research that investigates rehabilitation and biomedical engineering and assistive technology … Continue reading

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What are home modification and visitability?

According to the National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification, home modification “includes major or minor adaptations to the interior or exterior home environments that make it possible for the person living in the home to carry out … Continue reading

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