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Social Media

Making Social Media Accessible for All Facebook

March 30th, 2020

Through a series of articles, Nafath will focus on the accessibility features put in place by prominent social media platforms. According to a 2019 study by Oxford University and the Global Change Data Lab, social media platforms are used by one-in-three people in the...

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See Sound for Hearing Impaired

March 30th, 2020

Deafness is ultimately an invisible disability – you can't see it in the way that you can see someone who has lost an arm or a leg, making it what some call the “most normal” disability possible. Yet that doesn’t make life any easier for those affected. Assistive...

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Creating Art Using EyeGaze

March 30th, 2020

Art is the creation or implementation of human creative ability and creativity, usually in a visual form, such as painting or sculpture, creating works that are mainly admired for their beauty or emotional power. It can be a challenging task for people who can not create...

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Education in the 4th Industrial Revolution

March 30th, 2020

Today, the world lives on the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), as its manifestations accelerated and its effects increased in various areas of human activity, and it became one of the most disruptive forces altering our societies economically, culturally...

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How to Make Gaming Accessible for Console and PC?

March 30th, 2020

The ability to participate in playing games can serve as an engaging and motivating factor in one’s social life and leading to an improved quality of living. In recent years, games have played a significant role in representing improved access to recreation, cultural...

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Using EMG technology to improve accessibility

March 30th, 2020

Assistive technologies and Accessibility have been the focus of considerable research efforts as they improve the living comfort of many disabled persons. These efforts concern mainly the Human Activity Assistive Technology that represents the interaction between people...

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Music and Assistive Technology

March 30th, 2020

Music can serve as a powerful, comforting and motivating medium to empower and improve the well-being of Persons with Disabilities (PWD). The process of playing music can encourage behaviours like cooperation and turn-taking as completion of a musical piece can often...

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