For visually impaired, Braille no longer king

china.org.cn 22st August 2017 For visually impaired, Braille no longer king While happy about the move to present maps and bus schedules in Braille at bus stops, advocates for the visually impaired are calling for more facilities to meet the needs of residents with sight loss. The authorities placed 16 Braille signboards and 95 route… Continue Reading For visually impaired, Braille no longer king

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Siri, Show Me What’s Disability-Friendly in China

Sixth Tone 28th July 2017 Siri, Show Me What’s Disability-Friendly in China Chinese people with disabilities petition online map developer to highlight barrier-free facilities. More than 300 people with disabilities have co-signed a letter asking the developers of one of China’s most widely used online maps to mark the locations of ramps, elevators, platform lifts,… Continue Reading Siri, Show Me What’s Disability-Friendly in China

China improves living conditions for disabled

Xinhua 1st August 2017 China improves living conditions for disabled More than 5,600 disabled examinees submitted applications for supportive treatment in the gaokao, China’s college entrance exam, in 2017, according to the China Disabled Person’s Federation (CDPF) Tuesday. The supportive treatment includes giving access to braille or large-font exam papers to visually impaired students, and… Continue Reading China improves living conditions for disabled