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Posts Tagged ‘accessibility’

The Free Rice Game: Gaming and Fighting World Hunger Combined

A screenshot from the homepage of freerice.com. The main image is asking a qeustion: "Restrict means? seek, limit, neaten or twinkle"

One of the endlessly fascinating aspects of the internet, well at least for me anyhow, is how massive it is. There is such a wealth of information available online. This can often make it very difficult to find what you want because just about everything else keeps cropping up instead, but sometimes you find some interesting things, often that you never even knew would be useful but turn out to be. And sometimes you find things that are just plain bizarre, but intriguing, like the one I thought I’d share with you today.

Out and About: 5 Tips on How to be Helpful to Disabled People you Meet

picture is looking along an empty train platform on a rainy day. In the centre of the platform a sign says "help point" and next to that is a big, round device with buttons, used at stations by passengers for getting help and information.

As I have discussed in the previous posts in this series, disabled people are supported to learn to travel in a variety of ways and there are a variety of things that we can do while we’re out to try to make sure that everything runs smoothly. But for you non-disabled people out there who want to try to be helpful, what can you do? I thought it would be a useful topic to discuss.