Disabilities around the World
Clichés, facts and figures about people with special needs. In this category find out about disabilities around the world.
What is the difference between intellectual disability, mental disability and psychiatric disability? How many blind people and low-vision people are in your country? Go beyond clichés about deaf and hard-of-hearing people.
Get to know more about disabled people. You will be surprised!
There are many types of visual impairment affecting the lives of millions in the world. But accessibility solutions can make their lives easier.
There are a multitude of physical disabilities and consequently, people with different ways of getting around. What about improving accessibility for them?
You may be familiar with deaf and hard of hearing people but there’s actually a whole range of hearing impairments!
Even though intellectual disability affects 1 to 3% of the world’s population, there are still a lot of preconceived ideas.
Disability Statistics in the US: Looking Beyond Figures for an Accessible and Inclusive Society Around 61 million adults in the United States live with a disability. Diving into disability statistics in the US will help us know exactly who is concerned and what...
Our Audio Beacons Guide the Blind and Visually Impaired at the Helsinki SubwayOur audio beacons equip the new line of the Helsinki subway in Finland. They help blind and visually impaired people locate the points of interest of a station. For users with visual...
Will Remote Activation Become the Norm for Accessible Pedestrian Signals?Without pushbutton, there are no accessible pedestrian signals. That’s how APS work in the U.S. But more and more cities have been exploring remote activation like New York City. The Department...
Hearing Impaired People: a Multitude of Profiles for Different Needs Did you know that hearing impaired people have several profiles and that the way they identify themselves is important? You may be familiar with deaf and hard of hearing people but for each of...
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