Building plans; Conversing with ASL; Woman using wheelchair nears moving sidewalk; Children using computer at Community Centre; Person reading Braille

GAATES Editorial and Articles from the Design Institute of India June Newsletter

The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) recently had the opportunity to provide a guest editorial and articles for the Design Institute of India monthly newsletter. Below is the Guest Editorial, and each month, one of the articles referenced in the Editorial will be the GAATES Feature Article. The articles for this edition were provided by a number of persons serving on the GAATES board, and by some GAATES members whom are persons living with a disability. I would like to thank each of them for sharing their knowledge and experiences in relation to Universal Design, accessibility and Continue reading…

Zero Project ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS of Innovative Practices and Policies – DEADLINE EXTENDED

Once again, the Zero Project (www.zeroproject.org ) team would like to invite leading experts and organizations to nominate innovative practices concerning this year’s topics: Employment, Work and Vocational Education and Training (VET) The “Innovative Practices and Innovative Policies 2016” will be selected by the Zero Project network of experts in a multi-step process, and will be: featured in the Zero Project Report 2017 their representatives will be invited to speak at the Zero Project Conference in Vienna (Austria) in February 2017. Anyone can nominate any project, and self-nominations are also accepted! Submitting a nomination is easy by filling in the Continue reading…