International Day of Persons with Disabilities
We've taken a look at what is happening online today:
UNICEF have written a blog on how technology can transform the lives of people with disabilities: ‘technology that is harnessed to promote inclusion and accessibility can help realize the full and equal participation of children and adults with disabilities. Technology can be a tool for fulfilling rights and changing lives.’
Mencap have posted a guest blog by one their Young Ambassadors, Katie, about what it is like to live with a rare genetic disorder entitled: ‘We are equal with or without a disability’.
Capability Scotland have written an article looking at the range of different devices and apps have been created to help to make the technological world more of an accessible space for disabled people.
Scope are celebrating by talking to some of their online community members who have been brought together by technology.
What will you do to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities? If you go somewhere that has great accessibility, make sure to send us a review!