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Apple's watchOS 3 Bringing Accessibility to Fitness

Apple's watchOS 3 Bringing Accessibility to Fitness

It's not often mainstream devices take into consideration those who are not upright on two feet, and yet Apple has put Research and Development efforts into giving real fitness tracking ability to millions of individuals who are confined to a wheelchair.

 

Accessibility Features on Android

Accessibility Features on Android

As smartphones become loaded with more powerful features and functionality, some of these features  remain unexploited. Fortunately users of Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and 6.0 (Marshmellow) can access these additional features to get more from their smartphone or tablet. 

Johnny's Pass - Rating Accessibility in the Physical World

Johnny's Pass - Rating Accessibility in the Physical World

Disability Accessibility is one of those areas that is rapidly accelerating online, though is still a really big problem in the physical world.  There have been countless occasions where I have been out with family and friends where ramp access or accessible entry ways are nonexistent. Johnny's Pass focuses on rating public places based on different categories of accessibility.

Autism Awareness Month - Breaking Free from the Sounds of Silence

Autism Awareness Month - Breaking Free from the Sounds of Silence

According to the Autism Society website this month is aimed at “ensuring acceptance and inclusion in schools and communities that results in true appreciation of the unique aspects of all people. We want to get one step closer to a society where those with ASDs are truly valued for their unique talents and gifts.”