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Innovative Practices news

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Our partner GAATES reported in its most recent newsletter about the leading role of one of our Innovative Practices 2014 – Scandic Hotels – in term of accessibility in the tourism industry. Scandic Hotels has been invited by the European Union to present its award-winning accessibility training at the EU’s Tourism Education & Training conference held in Brussels on October 21.

Do you know about F123? We reported about them in 2013. The Project F123 enables access to educational and employment opportunities through free and open source assistive technologies. It recently developed the F123 Access, a software that reformats web pages to make them more accessible and convenient for persons who are blind and use screen-reading software.

As well, do you know what is “OGO”? It is this revolutionary wheelchair that allows you to move without your hand, by using just your body weight and gravity.