There are approximately 1.3 billion people living with some form of vision impairment in the world.
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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?
On the occasion of the Summer Olympic Games in 2020, the Japanese capital is playing host to nearly 500,000 tourists and 4,400 Paralympic athletes from August 24 to September 9, 2020. The city has already experienced the excitement related to such an event in 1964 but this time the challenge for Tokyo will be to welcome thousands of people who will flock from all over the world to attend this unique event.
How Do Business Schools Welcome and Include Students with Disabilities? | The Example of HEC ParisBeing ranked as one of the best business schools in the world, HEC Paris in France is committed to highlighting the diversity of its students, including students with...
A World Tour of Best Practices for a Subway Truly Accessible to All | Summary of a French StudyProviding a safe and accessible service for all passengers is a major issue for all transit agencies throughout the world. That’s why, when we discovered the brilliant study...
Creating an Accessible and Barrier-Free Society through Inclusive Design: a Constant Renewal Inclusive design has a major role in enhancing accessibility. Though both concepts don’t exactly encompass the same ideas, they are undeniably linked together because of...
Public Transport Information Accessibility: 5 Solutions for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Users "Due to an accident on the track, the metro will be stopped for a few moments, thank you for your understanding", "Line 21 is diverted due to road work, exceptionally the...
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