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Government continues to fail the blindness and low vision community

The release of the Audio Description Working Group report this week by the Department of Communications and the Arts illustrates the Australian Government’s clear inability to provide services for the blindness and low vision community.

Disabled students forced to choose between food and equipment

Thousands of disabled students are being forced to choose between having food to eat or having the equipment they need to study, because a new government rule means they must pay £200 towards the cost of computers they need for disability-related reasons.

Four jailed over furniture scam that targeted disabled and older people

Criminal operation set up by a furniture company to target disabled and older people, many of whom were pressured for hours into buying substandard chairs and beds they did not want and did not need.

Considerations for accessible web design and motor impairment

As designers and developers we should all be seeking to create experiences that are as inclusive as possible.

Melbourne – Disability services event of the year almost here!

Melbourne Independent Living Exhibition - Come and see the latest equipment and services for the disability sector and hear from more than 40 international and local industry experts on key topics at the ATSA Independent Living Expo. Two days, from Wednesday 16 May to Thursday 17 May, in one great location, at the Melbourne Showgrounds.

Perth – Disability services event of the year almost here!

Perth Independent Living Exhibition - Come and see the latest equipment and services for the disability sector and hear from international and local industry experts on key topics at the ATSA Independent Living Expo. Taking place for the very first time in one great location, at the Claremont Showground, the expo will run over two days, from 30 May to Thursday 31 May.

Proposed new regulations for 3D printed medical devices must go further

3D printing has rapidly increased in quality and popularity over the past decade. Who should be legally responsible as the manufacturer when 3D printed devices fail?

Independent Federal Disability Agency Calls for a “Technology Bill of Rights”...

There are high level calls for a technology bill of rights to ensure accessible technology is produced, to protect all disabled Americans.

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