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The future of inclusive design: From AI wheelchairs to smart caption glasses


The finalists in this year’s Inclusive Design Award demonstrate the amazing quality of entries in this year’s AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards, including cutting edge tech, a groundbreaking  Government team,  a business and a theater company. Sponsored by Scope, the Inclusive Design Award celebrates those who are thinking about inclusion from the very start of their project and is the first time it has been part of the Tech4Good Awards.

Advocate for ‘universal design’ urges developers to make apartments accessible for all


Jane Earl was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at the age of 26, a week before her wedding. “I will continue to get weaker, I am destined to be in a wheelchair,” she said. “How do I have the best quality of life from a wheelchair?” That question led her to a concept known as universal design, which aims to create accessible, welcoming spaces for all.