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  • News Archive | Barrier Free Manitoba
    Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Blind Drivers Plot Their Own Course NFB Aug 20 2009 A voice rose above the chatter in the University of Maryland parking lot Blind man driving Twenty people took turns piloting a car on this muggy Friday morning the first public test of technology that might one day overcome barriers to putting the blind behind the wheel The quest to drive has captivated the blind community as it has become more integrated into a car centric society Some likened Friday s test to a moon landing a fitting analogy considering that the prototype vehicle vaguely resembled a lunar rover One day we ll be on the road with them said Ishaan Rastogi 15 a blind New Jersey high school student with a Yankees cap pulled over his eyes and the first to test the vehicle The

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  • News Archive | Barrier Free Manitoba
    Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command AFB Partners with AOL to Explore the Feasibility of Accessible Walking Directions from

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  • News Archive | Barrier Free Manitoba
    to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command 24 Million For More And Better Affordable Homes In Downtown Winnipeg Province Launches New Long term Strategy Backed by 327 million Investment Government of Manitoba Aug 17 2009 Hundreds of students new Canadians seniors and families are among more than 1 700 households that will benefit from new and improved housing in the downtown Winnipeg area Our Government is moving aggressively to ensure Canada s Economic Action Plan is implemented rapidly here in Manitoba and across Canada said Toews I m pleased that more lower income individuals families seniors and persons with disabilities will benefit from safe affordable housing in their communities The Province of Manitoba is contributing 227 million over two years for housing initiatives in Winnipeg and across the province The federal contribution

    Original URL path: http://www.barrierfreemb.com/news/120/110 (2016-02-09)
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  • News Archive | Barrier Free Manitoba
    Related Videos Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command ACCESS2ALL Mobility Schemes Ensuring Accessibility of Public Transport for All Users Access to All Aug 16 2009 The main aim of proposing the ACCESS 2 ALL coordination action is to encourage Public Transport operators belonging to the project target group to adopt innovative technological concepts and mobility schemes that enable high quality mobility and transportation services for all as well as to provide their personnel with the necessary knowledge on the particularities of specific user groups such as the elderly and disabled ICT illiterate dyslexic and illiterate people etc ACCESS 2 ALL aims at defining concrete mobility schemes guidelines and policy recommendations ensuring accessibility of Public Transport to ALL users through the coordination of current research efforts the production of common research

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    Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act 2009 by The President Of The United States Of America Disability gov Aug 15 2009 Celebrating the 19th anniversary of the enactment of the historic Americans with Disabilities Act ADA which was signed into law on July 26 1990 this landmark legislation established a clear mandate against discrimination on the basis of disability so that people with disabilities would have an equal opportunity to achieve the American Dream Our Nation is once again poised to make history for people with disabilities I am proud to announce that the United States will sign the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in New York on December 13 2006 The Convention is the first new human

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  • News Archive | Barrier Free Manitoba
    for Rights Legislation The UN Convention In Brief Excerpts from the Convention Feature Issue Feature Issue Archive News Archive Disability Related Videos Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command 30 Million Strategy Opening Doors For Manitobans With Disabilities New Investments Kick start Consultations to Build Foundation for Comprehensive Strategy Government of Manitoba Aug 04 2009 This investment in creating a more accessible inclusive society marks the launch of consultations that will build the foundation for a long term vision for Manitobans with disabilities Mackintosh said Everyone has abilities People are not disabled except by our attitudes and the environment built around them Mackintosh said Our challenge is to unleash the untapped energy by breaking down barriers As a basis for consultations Mackintosh released a document that focuses on 10 priorities for

    Original URL path: http://www.barrierfreemb.com/news/120/111 (2016-02-09)
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    DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command FeedRoom Access Provides Obama Administration Power to Reach All Americans Jul 09 2009 Nathesh TMCnet

    Original URL path: http://www.barrierfreemb.com/news/120/100 (2016-02-09)
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    Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Mencap font is world class Jul 09 2009

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