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Disability Technology in the News

Despite all the problems in our world, we are very fortunate in that technology is continually developing and is having a very positive impact on peoples’ lives. So, I thought I’d share with you a couple of the exciting disability related technology stories that have been making headlines in the news recently.

Gaming News!

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There’s been a lot of new developments happening in the world of gaming lately, and I thought it would be fun to do a bit of a roundup of the latest news. I also wanted to see if there was anything new that could potentially help people with disabilities – after all, technology is changing and improving all the time. Ready? Here we go! 

Computex 2015 – Technology at your Fingertips!

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I’ve been wondering if there are any useful developments in technology that can be helpful for people with disabilities. It’s often the things that are not designed for people with disabilities specifically, that can help us as disabled people, to get the most out of our everyday lives. During my research, I found out about Computex – an annual technology show in Taiwan. I decided to blog about some of the devices that were demonstrated there and how they could potentially help the disability community. 

Do we need disabled role models?

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I’ve been thinking recently, about people that I looked up to when I was a child. There were the obvious celebrity choices (mine was Lily Allen!), but when it comes to role models with disabilities to inspire us, where can we look – and more importantly – who can we look to on TV, online or in our everyday lives? I wanted to explore whether there are enough role models to inspire young people with disabilities.