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How A Guerrilla Art Project Gave Birth To NYC’s New Wheelchair Symbol

How A Guerrilla Art Project Gave Birth To NYC’s New Wheelchair Symbol | dismappa - verona accessibile | Scoop.it

IN 2009, BRIAN GLENNEY AND SARA HENDREN KICKED OFF AN ART PROJECT TO GENERATE DISCUSSION ON THE UBIQUITOUS INTERNATIONAL SYMBOL OF ACCESS. NOW THEIR REVISED DESIGN IS ROLLING OUT IN NEW YORK CITY.


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Wheelchair 'would give my son his life back' - Channel 4 News

Wheelchair 'would give my son his life back' - Channel 4 News | dismappa - verona accessibile | Scoop.it
A mother says her disabled son, who has a severe muscle wasting condition, is being denied the chance to leave the house because of lack of funding for an appropriate wheelchair.

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National Express’s ‘fully accessible’ coaches ‘exclude many wheelchairs’

National Express’s ‘fully accessible’ coaches ‘exclude many wheelchairs’ | dismappa - verona accessibile | Scoop.it

The UK’s largest coach operator has admitted that many wheelchair-users are still not able to travel on its vehicles, even though it has spent millions of pounds on a new “fully accessible” fleet.


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Robot wheelchair “grows” legs, climbs stairs

Robot wheelchair “grows” legs, climbs stairs | dismappa - verona accessibile | Scoop.it
If there is one thing the modern day wheelchair cannot do, it would be to climb up stairs.

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How tongue-piercings and sensors can help paralyzed people drive wheelchairs

A team at Georgia Tech has come up with an ingenious way to steer a wheelchair if you can’t move your limbs and torso: your tongue, featuring a magnetic titanium piercing full of sensors.

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Overcharging disabled taxi passengers ‘is widespread’

Overcharging disabled taxi passengers ‘is widespread’ | dismappa - verona accessibile | Scoop.it

Overcharging of disabled passengers who use taxis and private hire vehicles is “rife”, according to an organisation that represents the industry.


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