Industry and political stakeholders claim that Autonomous vehicles (AVs), like self-driving taxis, will improve safety and access to transportation for everyone. But for people who have different mobility needs and rely on human drivers for work beyond the task of driving, the prospect of driverless taxis may not sound like progress
Masks of this kind improve and make communication between the medical staff and patients easier and specifically in the service and care of patients with hearing disabilities that read lips. Since we can assume that health care organizations won't switch completely to the use of only see through masks –We have gathered all the important information you might need and that is important to know
Yuval Wagner, founder of Access Israel Organization in a special column, outlines the half-full glass of the Covid-19 crisis and how accessibility and digital services are related to it
We recently shared the work we did to rebuild our tech stack to support the redesigned Facebook.com. When that project began, we saw an opportunity to integrate greater accessibility into the site and build it into the foundation in a way we couldn’t have done without this rebuild.
FAISR (Friends of Access Israel) interviewed Victor Calise, Commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities to discuss accessibility during COVID-19
We can use this combined knowledge and experience to help one another move the accessibility journey forward and create a world that is accessible and inclusive for all
Jamie Lassner, the General Director of FAISR (Friends of Access Israel) interviewed Alyssa who survived the shooting in the Douglas High School in 2018, and spoke about keeping a positive outlook during challenging times
Alan Brown, Board Member of FAISR and Director of Public Impact for the Reeve Foundation talks about his injury and how he became wheelchair bound which changed his live completely
The discussion took place on Tuesday, 07.07.2020, by the Health and Welfare Committee. Access Israel will present in the discussion a position paper on the accessibility issues caused by the Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions.
Andy Lassner, Executive Producer of the Ellen DeGeneres show shares how helping others is the best way to overcome this crisis
Another great article by Howard Blas on the group of people with and without disabilities who climbed the Kilimanjaro which was organized by FAISR
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G3ict and World Enabled in partnership with Access Israel make their Smart Cities for All Digital Inclusion Toolkit available in Hebrew
Seven companies competed for the “best presentation” at the Access Israel innovation conference in Tel Aviv, The winner was Right-Hear
Guidelines to create accessible presentations and lectures to an audience that includes people with disabilities
Awareness is crucial for any organization in order to successfully promote it's missions. Wager Yuval, President and Founder Access Israel Org
On August 3, the Knesset's Plenum passed a new law under which, every public agency and organization employing 100 workers or more must employ people with substantial disabilities that would represent at least 5% of its work force
The new regulations were approved On March 8, and mandate physical accessing of buildings and their surrounding in all hospitals, clinics, HMO facilities, Ministry of Health buildings as well as other key clinics of imaging testing, child development and the like
On March 22, 2016, Israel passed new regulations, under which academic institution are obligated to ensure accessibility to people with disabilities
Israel is the only country committed to making internet websites and mobile applications accessible to people with disabilities