Tools You Can Use series

  1. Travelling the Globe with a Disability

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    Many countries and companies are making exceptional strides in providing accessibility opportunities to those with disabilities who desire to travel.  I came across this video on YouTube that discussed Berlin, Germany’s focus on creating barrier-free environments when it comes to its museums, mode of transportation options, the social scene (the popular pubs), and being able to move about the city safely.  I was quite taken aback at how advance Germany’s accessibility systems were, and the fact that Germany is a leader when it comes to accessibility in Europe.
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  1. Tools You Can Use series: Out of Step, & Apple's Learning Tools

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    Today’s installment of the “Tools You Can Use” series will focus on a new website called Out of Step, and Apple’s focus of ensuring that people of all abilities are empowered by having the ability to effectively utilize their products and services.  This post will showcase the importance of establishing a stronger connection between the outside world and people with disabilities through the use of technology and services.
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  1. "Tools You Can Use" – Ramp Your Voice's Resource Series

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    “Tools You Can Use” is the new resource series that correlates with Ramp Your Voice’s key goals of providing education and empowerment for all people, regardless of ability.  “Tools You Can Use” will highlight free or low-cost resources (applications (apps), websites, books, blogs, services/webinars offered by organizations, etc.) that may be useful in helping individuals become knowledgeable and empowered when they are aware of what is available that can improve their quality of life.
    This week, I will highlight two websites that offer a wide variety of services, ranging from comprehensive statistical information covering the disability population in the United States to a free and easy way to find appropriate resources you can use in your city.
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