Apple Pitches Disability-Inclusive Emojis

Apple Pitches Disability-Inclusive Emojis

Apple® has proposed 13 new emojis to the Unicode Consortium, the non-profit that reviews emoji requests. Working with the National Association of the Deaf, the Cerebral Palsy Foundation and the American Council of the Blind, Apple’s request includes four categories of...
Olympic Coverage Will Include Video Description

Olympic Coverage Will Include Video Description

The 2018 PyongChang Olympics will be the most accessible Winter Games in history, according to NBC Olympics and Comcast. The media companies announced coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in South Korea will include video description services (VDS) for viewers...
Lego Diversifies with Wheelchair Figurine

Lego Diversifies with Wheelchair Figurine

The world’s third largest manufacture of toys, Lego, has recently unveiled a figurine in a wheelchair. The newest minifigure is a part of a new Lego CITY set that will be available at stores around the world by June 2016. Toy makers around the globe have been feeling...
Breaking Down Barriers

Breaking Down Barriers

Finding Innovative Solutions for Accessible Transportation Many individuals with disabilities face mobility challenges that prevent them from holding employment. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the U.S. Department of...