Transportation, December 3 2019 Through the partnership, the Social and Sustainable Impact Department and Nino Robotics aim to develop sustainable and accessible mobility solutions for all, including people with disabilities or of reduced mobility. Credit: Nino Robotics The Social and Sustainable Impact Department has signed a partnership with Nino Robotics, designer of a new type […]

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China Aims to Better Serve the Poor with Disabilities

Posted on October 28th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Asia-Pacific, News, October 28 2019 BEIJING – Better care services will be offered to poor people with severe disabilities in China as the country strives to win the battle against poverty. A list of caring needs for severely disabled poor people will be made on a county-level basis to help various agencies work out targeted […]

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Course Aims to Provide Training to Create Accessible Homes

Posted on October 23rd, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Asia-Pacific, Built Environment, October 23 2019 INDIA: Vidya Sagar, the prominent Chennai NGO has finished a three-month course to create a pool of professionals who can support people with disabilities and the elderly to become independent in their homes. Accessibility in public spaces is coming in for attention and that’s needed and welcome. But what about […]

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Asia-Pacific, Built Environment, October 21 2019 Get Luminance has been developed from research and provides an empirical basis for calculating luminance.  Get Luminance measures what is ‘seen’ by a photograph and reflects the conditions experienced by users.  It measures luminance in the prevailing light conditions, (rather than the pure colour with a controlled light source […]

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New Universal Design Guide Aims to make Public Spaces Pleasant for All

Posted on August 23rd, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, Universal Design, August 23 2019 UNITED STATES: When the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) passed in 1990, it set forth expectations around how buildings and public spaces should be designed to accommodate limited mobility. Over the years, the guidelines helped create more accessible parks, buildings, schools, and neighborhoods, but for many architects, the rules stop short […]

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New Legislation Aims to Promote Safe, Accessible Transportation

Posted on July 19th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

A new piece of legislation has been introduced into Congress that aims to promote safety and more accessible transportation routes in all 50 states.  The bill would require states to use a portion of their federal highway money to create a grant program to fund safer and more accessible projects. Bus on a city street The Complete […]

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  Middle East, News, May 22 2019 In 2005, the ruling Justice and Development Party adopted Turkey’s first Disability Law as a part of its European Union accession process. In 2007, Turkey signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities, which it ratified in 2009. Yet due to poor implementation […]

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