Accessibility

Carnival Cruise Line Becomes First Cruise Operator Certified ‘Sensory Inclusive’ by Kulturecity

Leading Advocacy Organization Providing Training & Tools to Enhance Vacations for Guests with Autism, ADHD, PTSD, Down Syndrome and Sensory Disabilities
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MIAMI, December 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Expanding its commitment to making a cruise vacation more accessible for everyone, Carnival Cruise Line has become the first cruise operator to be certified "sensory inclusive" by KultureCity, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accessibility and inclusion for individuals with sensory needs and invisible disabilities. 

The rollout of the program started in October and all of Carnival Cruise Line'sSouth Florida-based ships are certified, with the balance of the fleet scheduled to be completed by March 2020.

New Holland Construction Supporting Accessibility and Inclusion. In sport. In Work.

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Sport is universally recognized as not only having physical health benefits, but as having an important role to play in both positive mental health and raising self-esteem. Furthermore, ensuring all members of society can equally access sporting opportunities is of fundamental importance.

The Inclusion Effect: A Better Workplace for People With Disabilities

As companies across industries make diversity and inclusion a priority, hiring and supporting people with disabilities has never been more important.
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Jennison Asuncion, who focuses on digital accessibility within LinkedIn Engineering, is completely blind.  On any given day at work, he uses JAWS, software that reads what's on the screen or display, to access web applications and websites. On mobile, he uses the VoiceOver screen reader setting on his iPhone. Tools and accommodations like the ones Asuncion uses daily have never been more important — for employees and employers. 

Comcast Launches Eye-Control For The Television

Xfinity X1 customers with physical disabilities can now use their eyes to change the channel, set a recording or search for a show.
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  1. In the U.S., more than 48 million people live with physical disabilities, making seemingly everyday tasks more difficult.
     
  2. X1 eye control allows viewers to change the channel, set a recording, search for a show and more, all with a glance.
     
  3. It uses a web page remote control that works seamlessly with existing eye gaze hardware and software, Sip-and-Puff switches and other assistive technologies. 
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  1. In the U.S., more than 48 million people live with physical disabilities, making seemingly everyday tasks more difficult.
     
  2. X1 eye control allows viewers to change the channel, set a recording, search for a show and more, all with a glance.
     
  3. It uses a web page remote control that works seamlessly with existing eye gaze hardware and software, Sip-and-Puff switches and other assistive technologies. 

CASE Construction Equipment Unveiled Accessible Backhoe Loader Prototype at bauma 2019

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CASE Construction Equipment, a global construction equipment brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) presented an accessible backhoe loader prototype at bauma 2019, which took place in Munich, Germany, in early April 2019. The machine has been developed to ensure that operators of all mobility levels can be members of the CASE operators’ community.

BIER Launches New Website, Showcasing Beverage Industry Sustainability

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May 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is excited to raise a glass in celebration of the release of their new website, bieroundtable.com.

Through responsive and mobile-friendly design, enhanced search capabilities, and a new publication library, among other enhancements, the new BIER website makes it easier for visitors to learn more about sustainability leadership and best practices in the beverage industry, to browse BIER work products, and to find out how to become a BIER member.

Bringing the Value of Partnership to Life

By Carl Webster
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At Easterseals, our mission has always been to provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities. As we celebrate our 100th anniversary of service this year, we are focused on changing the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day.

No Barriers, Wells Fargo Announce Winning 2018 Global Impact Challenge Schools & Open Teacher Applications for 2019 Opportunity

Competition sparked ideas for creating a more diverse and inclusive world
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Competition sparked ideas for creating a more diverse and inclusive world

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Competition sparked ideas for creating a more diverse and inclusive world

Arrow Electronics Expands Opportunities for Disabled at 2018 No Barriers Summit

Arrow SAM Car Driver Sam Schmidt Delivered Event’s Keynote Address
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Arrow Electronics sponsored the 2018 No Barriers Summit in New York City, a two-day event that unites people from all walks of life and inspires them to reach their full potential.

Scholarship America, Wells Fargo Invite Students to Apply for Disability Scholarships

Applications accepted through Dec. 6, 2018
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) and Scholarship America announce the People with Disabilities Scholarship Program call for applications. In 2016, Wells Fargo committed $1 million over four years to Scholarship America to develop and implement the program. 2018 marks the third year of the program.

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