Targeting Disabilities With TechBy Choong, Aloysius; ZDNet.com,
Publication Date: November 2004
Article focuses on Samsung’s DigitAll Hope 2004 awards, which recognized several organizations in Southeast Asia for their contributions to technology access for people with disabilities. For example, the Lions Club of CyberCare in Malaysia was recognized for building information technology infrastructures for youths in orphanages. In Indonesia, the nonprofit Yayasan Mitra Nitra has worked to improve Internet Accessibility for people with visual disabilities, while the University of Vietnam is compiling a dictionary of signs and posting it on the web. In Singapore, the Society for the Physically Disabled and the Institute for Infocomm Research has undertaken a project to allow clients to communicate via brain waves. This project will benefit people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and tetraplegia who have lost the use of their limbs.
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