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Smart devices improve the lives of people with disabilities

Smart devices improve the lives of people with disabilities

It's estimated that over one billion people live with a disability. The category of people with disabilities varies, and many have unique needs to their different lifestyles, ages, and conditions. New smart devices are increasingly providing convenient solutions and...

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Special arrangement benefits gaokao takers with disabilities

Special arrangement benefits gaokao takers with disabilities

In the national college entrance exam, gaokao, this year that was organized in early June, some provinces, including Hunan, Liaoning, and Hainan, have taken concrete measures to provide conveniences for exam takers with disabilities. The measures include opening...

New Ohio telemedicine program for people with disabilities

New Ohio telemedicine program for people with disabilities

The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) launched a pilot with StationMD, a physician service, to provide 24/7 urgent telemedicine for up to 5,000 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). StationMD uses telemedicine to...

Marrakesh Treaty comes into force in China

Marrakesh Treaty comes into force in China

Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled, took effect in China on May 5.It is a copyright law adopted in Marrakesh, Morocco on June 27, 2013. The treaty achieved the deposit of...

Creating Enforcement and Compliance at the Building Planning Department Level South Africa. Training for Building Planning Department Personal and System Development South Africa funded by the Rehabilitation International Global Disability Development Fund

Creating Enforcement and Compliance at the Building Planning Department Level South Africa. Training for Building Planning Department Personal and System Development South Africa funded by the Rehabilitation International Global Disability Development Fund

The background and putting forward of this proposal were based on the following elements: The results and findings of the NCPD with regard to the application and knowledge-set of building inspectors and associated personnel: The NCPD’s placement as the foremost...

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