Accessibility News January 2,2021 Update – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.
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In this Issue
*Campaigner’s Research Shows Rail Access Information Is Often ‘Wildly Inaccurate’
*People With Disabilities Feel Impact of Crisis in LTC Homes
*The FuelService App: Solving Driver’s with Disabilities Major Problem of Getting Gas
*His Dream: Running Blind and Running Free
*Calgary Accessibility Advocate Reminds People to Clear Snow and Ice From Sidewalks
*For Job Seekers With Disabilities, Soft Skills Don’t Impress in Early Interviews
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Campaigner’s Research Shows Rail Access Information Is Often ‘Wildly Inaccurate’
Information used by disabled passengers to check if a rail station is accessible is frequently âinaccurateâ, and often leads them to book travel to and from stations they cannot access, according to new research.
People With Disabilities Feel Impact of Crisis in LTC Homes
As the pandemic continues to kill elderly long-term-care residents, the virus is harming another vulnerable but overlooked group inside the same homes.
The FuelService App: Solving Driver’s with Disabilities Major Problem of Getting Gas
The age-old problem, for drivers with disabilities, of having to find assistance to get Full Service at a Self-Serve gas stations has finally been solved.
His Dream: Running Blind and Running Free
A blind runner issued a challenge to technologists last year to find a way for him to run safely without a guide. They did.
Calgary Accessibility Advocate Reminds People to Clear Snow and Ice From Sidewalks
Anyone who has been outside in Calgary since the snow started falling on Monday evening knows it’s difficult to get around whether it’s vehicles slipping and sliding on roads or people trudging through heavy snow on walkways.
For Job Seekers With Disabilities, Soft Skills Don’t Impress in Early Interviews
Research also finds discussing salary early in the interview process hurts all candidates
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