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Game changer for blind voters

BLIND people could soon be casting their votes in secret in future elections.

How Luke Skywalker inspired Enzo to help amputees in Peru

ENZO ROMERO was just seven when he saw Luke Skywalker in Star Wars with a prosthetic limb as good as the one he’d lost. It led him to setting up his own non-profit company to make prosthetic hands more affordable for his fellow citizens in Peru.

Andrew wins $1m to design revolutionary wheelchair

NO wonder Andrew Slorance is beaming with joy – he's just won a $1 MILLION prize to continue developing his revolutionary wheelchair.

One in four disabled people unable to use apps

MORE than a quarter of disabled people are unable to use smartphone and tablet apps (applications), according to a new survey.

New Accessible TV Guide on Freeview Play

MILLIONS of TV viewers with visual impairments or hearing loss will be able to find suitably adapted content more easily, thanks to the roll out of Freeview’s award-winning Accessible TV Guide.

Robot buddies are helping disabled workers

ROBOT buddies can help disabled people into new careers – and there could be Government help to fund it.

Smart phone set to transform the lives of blind people

A NEW voice-activated smart phone is set to transform the lives of blind people.

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