There are approximately 1.3 billion people living with some form of vision impairment in the world.
Find out more about visually impaired!
Thanks to a more and more innovative technology, blind or visually impaired people can use smartphones and apps that are especially designed to answer their needs.
On elevators, medicine boxes, descriptions in museums or door signs…, you’ve probably noticed those small raised dots. Braille, the writing and reading tactile system with raised dots used by visually impaired people, exists since 1829.
After World War II, cars’ supremacy started to shape Northern American cities. It was not until the early 1970s that some states began to design the urban space with all users in mind to make transportation network safer and more efficient. This is how Complete Streets-like policy was born. So what are Complete Streets policies and above all why do they matter for disabled people?
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