Entries by Pete Charles

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The story of Giulio Nardone, National President of Associazione Disabili Visivi

“A vocal-tactile paving system for the independence of visually impaired people.” My name is Giulio Nardone, and I am blind. As the National President of the Italian Association of Visually Impaired People, the goal of my last 40 years’ activity has been to increase the autonomy of visually impaired people in all circumstances of their […]

Help with your 2019 Nomination

Zero Project HQ is a hub of activity as we begin receiving nominations for 2019. It is great to begin interacting with our whole community, and we’re excited already to speak to some new names for this year! We are here and waiting to answer any queries that you may have, and to give you […]

Microsoft Unveils $25 Million Disability Initiative

Microsoft has announced it is committing $25million to a new 5-year program that will make artificial intelligence tools available to developers with the goal of creating “accessible and intelligent solutions”. The project has been dubbed “AI for Accessibility” and was unveiled at Microsoft’s annual developer conference in Seattle. Read more about the unveiling from the […]

Apply for the Disability Matters Europe Award!

Springboard Consulting are once again asking for nominations for the Disability Matters Europe Award. The awards recognise effectiveness and sustainability of organisations’ disability-related initiatives. Companies selected as a Disability Matters Europe Honoree will be asked to present at Springboard Consulting’s world renowned Disability Matters Conference from the 5th to 7th November in Horgen, Switzerland. Applicants […]

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Call for Nominations 2019 is open!

We are excited to announce that the Zero Project call for nominations 2019 is open! #ZeroCall19! We are searching for innovations worldwide and we ask you to nominate Innovative Practices – projects, programs, products and services, or Innovative Policies – Laws, standards and regulations etc. – that allow persons with disabilities to live more independently […]

2019 Nomination Opening Soon!

It is less than a week until the 2019 nomination process opens! This year the topic is Independent Living and Political Participation. So get thinking of what policies or practices you will nominate for the 2019 awards. We are looking for projects, programs, products, services, laws, regulations etc. that help improve the lives of persons […]