Articles written by Nilofar AnsherQatari Assistive Technology center invests 1.5 million Qatari Riyals in new technologies for disabled Arabic speakers.
As part of its efforts to facilitate greater use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) amongst people with disabilities, Mada (Qatar Assistive Technology Center) has unveiled plans to invest in the development of Arabic language Assistive Technologies (AT). MoreComments: 0
Indian Universal Service Obligation Fund’s Pilot Project Scheme for Access to ICTs and ICT enabled Services for PwDs in rural India
ICTs can play an important role in facilitating the socio-economic and political inclusion and mainstreaming of PwDs as ICTs can enable them to access various services (health, education, government services etc), information, employment opportunities etc and most importantly, to communicate effectively in spite of their particular disability. However for ICTs to play this role, the ICT services must be available, affordable and be truly “accessible”. MoreComments: 0
Global Business and Disability Network: I.L.O.’s New Initiative to Promote Employment of Disabled People in the Private Sector
Over an year ago, the International Labour Organisation came out with the idea of creating a Global Business and Disability Network - a platform for multinational companies, employers’ organizations, N.G.O.s and disabled peoples’ organizations, etc.. The idea is to facilitate the employment of people with disabilities. MoreComments: 0