The Queen Alexandra College organises exhibitions that showcase technology and currently run both the Sight Village & Autism Central. We travelled up to Sandy Park, home of the Exeter Chiefs to spread the news about RoomMate, meet some new and some familiar faces and see what else is going on in the tech world.
This is a guest post by Vicky & Dave at VIDA Training. VIDA Training provides professional bespoke training and consultancy services across London and the South East, specialising in Vision Impairment and Disability Awareness, Communication and Team Building.
The National Federation of the Blind and Two Blind Individuals File Lawsuit Against SSA for Lack of Accessible Kiosks in San Diego, California
It's been a little delayed and for that we are sorry but we hope you enjoy this months news.
The Inaugural St Agnes business awards took place just before christmas and we were up for a couple of awards.
New guidelines published by the Civil Aviation Authority set to help passengers with hidden disabilities get better support at UK airports and more effective communication ahead of travel, helping to reduce stress and anxiety when travelling.
You’ve probably heard of this new type of currency, the Purple Pound, but do you know what it’s all about? Today I will endeavour to shed some light on this mysterious new phenomena and explain why our society needs to sit up and realise that there’s a new kid in town..
Plymouth have become the first university in the world to install a new device helping visually impaired people navigate safely around disabled access toilets. The RoomMate from ADi Access is being fitted in the disabled access toilet in the Roland Levinsky building foyer on Tuesday 15 December. The electronic wall-mounted device uses a bespoke audio recording to describe the layout of the room to the user, detailing fixtures and fittings and enabling them to use it independently.
At 4:18 p.m. on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong's voice crackled from the speakers at NASA's Mission Control in Houston. He said simply, "the Eagle has landed." Well we've not spent so much money or spent quite as much time but we've finally got there with the delivery of the first batch of production RoomMates.
It's a sad fact of life that we are all different and, as such, people will be discriminated against. Case in point is the current refugee crisis. Regardless of how it has been fuelled we are now, as a country, faced with decisions to make and this has led to distinct opinions being thrown around. For instance "are they refugees or illegal immigrants?" is one of the most popular and the arguments rage on.
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