Federal Court Rules NYC Discriminates Against Blind and Low Vision Pedestrians by Failing to Make Crosswalk Signals Accessible – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

New York, NY – In a decision that will remake the streetscape of New York City and improve safety and accessibility for all New Yorkers, a federal court ruled today that New York City’s failure to provide accessible pedestrian signals (APS) at 96.6 % of its signalized intersections violates the civil rights of people with […]

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Government of Canada Fighting the Alliance for the Equality of Blind Canadians in Court – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

OTTAWA, ON (December 2, 2020) The Government of Canada is fighting a small registered charity and not-for-profit organization in court and refusing to ensure that its websites are accessible to blind, deafblind and partially sighted Canadians. In 2019, the Alliance for the Equality of Blind Canadians (“AEBC”) brought a human rights complaint against the Government […]

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Government of Canada Fighting the Alliance for the Equality of Blind Canadians in Court – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

The Government of Canada is fighting a small registered charity and not-for-profit organization in court and refusing to ensure that its websites are accessible to blind, deafblind and partially sighted Canadians. Read more athttps://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/government-of-canada-fighting-the-alliance-for-the-equality-of-blind-canadians-in-court/ Related

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BC Human Rights Tribunal Upholds Complaint That Victoria Bike Lanes Discriminate Against the Blind – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Adam ChanCTV News, November 13, 2020 VICTORIA — The BC Human Rights Tribunal says a complaint filed against the City of Victoria arguing that bike lanes that separate sidewalks from “floating bus stops” create unsafe conditions for blind pedestrians is justified. The dispute began in 2018, after the Canadian Federation of the Blind (CFB) submitted […]

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China Has 8 Million Blind People, but Only 200 Guide Dogs – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

At the age of 11, Yang Kang lost his vision due to a rare type of eye cancer. But he considers himself one of the lucky few among China’s millions of blind people — he has a guide dog. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/china-has-8-million-blind-people-but-only-200-guide-dogs/ Related

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BC Human Rights Tribunal Upholds Complaint That Victoria Bike Lanes Discriminate Against the Blind – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Adam ChanCTV News, November 13, 2020 VICTORIA — The BC Human Rights Tribunal says a complaint filed against the City of Victoria arguing that bike lanes that separate sidewalks from “floating bus stops” create unsafe conditions for blind pedestrians is justified. The dispute began in 2018, after the Canadian Federation of the Blind (CFB) submitted […]

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BC Human Rights Tribunal Upholds Complaint That Victoria Bike Lanes Discriminate Against the Blind – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

The dispute began in 2018, after the Canadian Federation of the Blind (CFB) submitted a complaint centred around the perceived dangers of crossing the bike lanes to access floating bus stops along Pandora Street, between Cook Street and Store Street, and on Wharf Street. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/bc-human-rights-tribunal-upholds-complaint-that-victoria-bike-lanes-discriminate-against-the-blind/ Related

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