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May 2022

“People requiring assistive technology—an umbrella term for products and related services including wheelchairs, spectacles, and hearing aids—are not a minority population…”
21st May 2022
www.thelancet.com
“Finding love is hardly an easy feat, and with disability added to the mix, dating can be a real pickle. According to a survey by the dating app QuackQuack among people aged between 21 and 30 and above, 43% of disabled people disclosed that dating has always been in the back seat owing to their condition…”
16th May 2022
www.thehansindia.com

April 2022

March 2022

“Sanvello is a mental telehealth app that uses the clinically backed principles of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness meditation to help users with anxiety, depression, and stress.”
23rd March 2022
www.healthline.com
“How disabled people use dating apps, whether specific to their communit(ies) or not, can raise personal questions about how to present themselves.”
4th March 2022
daily.jstor.org

February 2022

December 2021

“The report focuses on the global market for the various types of assistive devices that are on the market to enable disabled and elderly persons to move about, see, hear, speak, dress themselves and perform many other everyday activities as “normally” as possible.”
19th December 2021
www.globenewswire.com

November 2021

"Nearly 240 million children worldwide, or one in 10, live with disabilities and experience deprivation in indicators such as health, education and protection, according to a new report released by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday."
10th November 2021
news.un.org

October 2021

To help support individuals in recovery from substance use disorder, Addiction Policy Forum has partnered with HereNOW Help to launch a free smartphone app that supports patients in recovery and promotes pro-social engagement.
14th October 2021
www.addictionpolicy.org

September 2021

July 2021

June 2021

Appcessible.org’s APA 7 Reference Generator: Enter a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) number to generate an APA-7 style reference. Simple. What’s more? Data is stored in your browser and will remain in place until it's cleared.
21st June 2021
apa.appcessible.org

May 2021

“Healthcare app review company Orcha has found that the majority of healthcare apps do not meet the necessary standards, in part due to insufficient awareness of regulatory requirements. MT explores the challenges around regulating these apps and what can be done to ensure the NHS is only using the safest and most effective healthcare apps.”
11th May 2021
www.medicaldevice-network.com
"This stock library is a disability-led effort to provide free and inclusive images from our own perspective, with photos and illustrations celebrating disabled Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC)."
4th May 2021
affecttheverb.com

March 2021

February 2021

ArtWorks Together is an international competition, offering adults with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism the opportunity to showcase their artistic talents to the entire world to gain the recognition they deserve. Submissions are accepted from anywhere in the world and are completely free.
1st February 2021
www.artworkstogether.co.uk

January 2021

Characters with disabilities are set to account for a larger percentage of those on prime-time television shows this season than ever before, according to an analysis.
21st January 2021
www.disabilityscoop.com
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights is issuing a request for information on disability discrimination in the health care and child welfare systems. Via Disability Scoop.
19th January 2021
www.disabilityscoop.com

November 2020

October 2020

Google's Assistant is making it possible for users to launch apps with their voice as well as search inside apps or perform specific tasks — like ordering food, playing music, posting to social media, hailing a ride and more.
8th October 2020
techcrunch.com

September 2020

Vhista allows users to explore their environment. According to the engineer, Juan David Cruz, Vhista “Use[s] the iPhone’s camera, pointing anywhere, and the app will tell you, with about 80 percent certainty, what objects are in front of you. It also uses augmented reality to tell you how far away they are.”
21st September 2020
www.digitaltrends.com

July 2020

December 2019

October 2019

March 2019

ThisAbles was created to enable people with special needs to enjoy the quality of life provided by IKEA products.
7th March 2019
youtu.be

February 2019