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We’re all on the same boat. Crew and Sponsors of Even Neptune Like It Yellow.

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Some weeks ago we started to work  es on the organization of this ambitious project which will see a group of blind, visually impaired and normal sighted sail from 24 to 31 August from Naples to the Island of Elba, passing by Ischia, Ponza and the Argentario.

NaviLens, a pioneering and universal guidance system for blind and visually impaired people

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In our post Apps and devices for blind and visually impaired people we listed several option that can help blind people with mobility and navigation, but we believe that what you will read below is one of the most effective and low cost systems to make information accessible for all.

Accessibility as a resource for social integration and territorial development.

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On the May 30th, during the Biennale Spazio Pubblico we participated in the “Network for Soft mobility and city accessible to all” working table. Comparisons, orientations and perspectives from the territory” promoted by INU-Urbit with FIABComuniCiclabili and Touring Club Italiano.

#YellowTheWorld School with the Yellow Magician

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On the morning of Thursday 2nd May 2019 the Primary School Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia in Volparo (province of Padua, Italy) was dyed yellow.
It was not the first time that this radiant color invaded a primary school. Just a year ago, at the school Maria Boschetti Alberti in Piove di Sacco (Padua, Italy), yellow had a leading role.

NoisyVision is participating to ACCESSIBLE TOURISM AWARD

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Diritti Diretti, an Italian NGO, organizes the national award “ACCESSIBLE TOURISM – Journalists, communicators and advertisers overcome barriers” to share the good practices on accessibility that already exist in Italy and that have become the founder of the concepts of attractiveness, innovation, aesthetics and sustainability.

How to help a visually impaired person. Some practical tips.

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Following the success (hundreds of visits in a few days) of the post Ten tips to guiding a person with sight loss the community of the visually impaired asked to draw up a list of specific advice on how to help a person who may have restricted field of vision, reduced night vision and reduced visual acuity.
The following tips were gathered from discussions about Facebook groups. Some of the suggestions in the aforementioned link are also valid for the visually impaired, such as

All the Facebook groups for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired – Hard of Hearing

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List updated on 23 April 2019In this post we want to collect all groups for deaf and hearing impaired. They range from support groups, to groups that talk about technology, sports, leisure, recreational activities. We would like to try to be as complete and comprehensive as possible so if you do not have one you know, let us know.

All the Facebook groups for the blind and visually impaired

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Updated list: 21st April 2019 – 18:23
Here is the updated list of Facebook groups for the blind and visually impaired.
They are in alphabetical order and there is a total of 91 groups. The groups range from support, tech advice to groups specific to eye conditions. I know there are many other groups out there, so if you have a group that isn’t on the list, please let me know and I will add it to the list.
The list was taken from the page Blind Awareness, after asking permission to the Page manager.