• The ILO-Irish Aid Partnership Programme supports the development and reform of disability-related laws and policies and their effective implementation, and the inclusion of women and men with disabilities in mainstream programmes and services on vocational training, employment, entrepreneurship development and micro-finance. (ilo.org)
  • Many people have difficulty speaking or understanding what is being said, and this communication disability can be a huge barrier affecting every aspect of life. (abilitynet.org.uk)
  • For persons identified as having a disability or aged 60 and over, this level contains items on level of participation in education, employment and social and community activities, use of personal computers and Internet, need and receipt of assistance with various activities, and use of aids to carry out activities. (abs.gov.au)
  • After many years of hard work by disability-rights advocates, President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act . (nypl.org)
  • Disabled Rights: American Disability Policy and the Fight for Equality by Jacqueline Vaughn Switzer, 2003, BR 14882 (4 volumes), RC 56788 , DB 56788 (Download Only from BARD). (nypl.org)
  • This non-renewable $5,000 scholarship will be paid to the recipient's Financial Aid Office by the Seattle Foundation on behalf of the DisAbility Employee Resource Group (ERG) at Microsoft. (acb.org)
  • In addition to logistical social and structural barriers, people with disabilities face widespread economic inequity, cultural isolation, and discrimination in education, employment and a broad range of societal activities in ways that are often specific to a person's disability, and are generally not a factor for non-disabled individuals. (disabilityrightsca.org)
  • A postsecondary student with a disability who is in need of auxiliary aids is obligated to provide notice of the nature of the disabling condition to the college and to assist it in identifying appropriate and effective auxiliary aids. (ed.gov)
  • Disability Awareness in Action (DAA) is an international human rights network, run for and by disabled people. (abilitynet.org.uk)
  • Find the services of a trained mediator specialising in all area of disability to assist with workplace and family disputes, disabled access issues, healthcare and housing as well as all areas and issues where a person with a disability can be assisted with communication, conversation and help getting their concerns understood. (ableize.com)
  • Stay Safe East's experience shows that change can happen, if agencies recognise the particular forms that violence against disabled women may take, and if agencies focus not on vulnerability but on disabled women as victims of gender and disability based abuse. (safelives.org.uk)
  • Threats to 'out' someone as disabled e.g. mental health, HIV, epilepsy, learning disability are also frequently used, and given the stigma attached to some impairments, are also powerful. (safelives.org.uk)
  • In this paper assistive technology is limited to FM systems, a system which assists individuals with auditory receptive communication. (hubpages.com)
  • Accelerating Adoption of Assistive Technology to Reduce Physical Strain among Family Caregivers of the Chronically Disabled Elderly Living at Home. (hhs.gov)
  • Investigated facilitated communication with 10 adults with autism, and specifically examined the effects of facilitator influence and level of assistance as a function of facilitator knowledge of experimental stimuli. (nih.gov)
  • Retrieved 2020-08-10, from https://www.disabled-world.com/assistivedevices/hearing/colorado-mission.php - Reference Category Number: DW#159-8142. (disabled-world.com)
  • 3. Phonak Naída M, Datasheet (2019) Technical Data, retrieved from https://www.phonakpro.com/content/dam/phonakpro/gc_hq/en/products_solutions/hearing_aid/naida_marvel/documents/datasheet_naida_marvel_sp.pdf , accessed 13 January, 2020. (phonak.com)
  • Unlike elementary or secondary schools, colleges may ask the student, in response to a request for auxiliary aids, to provide supporting diagnostic test results and professional prescriptions for auxiliary aids. (ed.gov)
  • In addition, law enforcement must provide communication services that are effective and easy for the disabled person to understand. (inquisitr.com)
  • The following pictures illustrate how removing the barriers to services and opportunities help disabled people obtain decent work and a better life. (ilo.org)
  • The limitation on liability under subsection (a) shall not apply to any person to the extent such person relies on third party applications, services, software, hardware, or equipment to comply with the requirements of this Act (or of the provisions of the Communications Act of 1934 that are amended or added by this Act). (govtrack.us)
  • This Conference welcomes the introduction of Direct Payments for disabled and older people which has taken place over the past few years, along with the recent pilots of Individual Budgets which increase choice and control for disabled and older people over the services they receive. (unison.org.uk)
  • The regulation implementation Section 504 requires that an agency/facility "…adopt and implement procedures to ensure that interested persons, including persons with impaired vision or hearing, can obtain information as to the existence and location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible to and usable by disabled persons. (centracare.com)
  • Personal assistance services include assistance in performing tasks that range from assistance in reading, communication, and performing manual tasks (e.g., turning pages) to assistance in bathing, eating, toileting, personal hygiene, and dressing. (communityinclusion.org)
  • This shall be done at the site of the emergency, en route to the hospital or other destination as prescribed by medical protocol, medical consultation or by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) Quality Assurance. (talbotcountymd.gov)
  • shall take such steps as are necessary to ensure that no handicapped student is denied the benefits of, excluded from participation in, or otherwise subjected to discrimination under the education program or activity operated by the recipient because of the absence of educational auxiliary aids for students with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills. (ed.gov)
  • Organised by registered charity Disabled Living and free to attend, the event will feature a host of educational and practical seminars accredited by The CPD Certification Service for parents, guardians, carers and professionals. (linlithgowgazette.co.uk)
  • One solution to this problem is to move the hearing aid user closer to the person speaking and farther from the noise sources. (nih.gov)
  • For a voter with impaired dexterity, such as a person with a muscular disorder, an auxiliary aid and service could take the form of a stylus or ballot marking instrument with a knob that can be more readily grasped. (forthepeople.com)
  • It also protects a person from being treated less favourably because they are linked or associated with a disabled person. (scod.org.uk)
  • A site dedicated to providing reviews and advice on mobility, daily living and everyday aids for the elderly as well as articles and news of interest to the older population. (ableize.com)