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SuperValu Begins Autism Hour In Omagh

I am delighted to announce that SuperValu Omagh are to kick off Autism Hour this Monday 8th April between 6pm and 7pm. This initiative will be supported by My Way Access, Omagh Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Leonard Cheshire Northern Ireland. We want more businesses to support Autism Hour in the weeks and months ahead. To […]

Autism Hour In Omagh - We Need You!

What is an Autism Hour? For autistic people, the world can seem full of too much information – and too little understanding. There are 700,000 autistic people in the UK. Along with their families, that’s over 3 million customers waiting to be welcomed into your business. Over 99% of people have heard of autism, but only […]

Websites Need To Be More Accessible For Disabled People

Beyoncé got an unwelcome New Year’s present in January: a lawsuit from a blind woman who says her website is inaccessible because it’s presented as a “purely visual interface” that makes it impossible for blind and low-vision people to use. According to the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), these kinds of barriers to access are a violation […]

Android Accessibility: Live Transcribe. An Answer To Your Hearing Difficulties?

The World Health Organization estimates that by the year 2055, there will be 900 million people with hearing loss.  This week, Google introducing a new app for Android designed to help deaf and hard-of-hearing people: Live Transcribe. Bringing captions to conversations with Live Transcribe Dimitri Kanevsky is a research scientist at Google who has worked on […]

My Way Access To Speak At International Day For Persons With Disabilities Event In Omagh

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council have organised a Conference to celebrate International Day for Persons with Disabilities.This year’s theme is ‘Accessibility, Creativity & Activity – key to health & happiness?’  My Way Access Dermot Devlin will be one of the guest speakers at this conference. The Conference is taking place on Monday 3 December 2018, […]

The NW200: A Cold House For Disabilities

Over the years, regular visitors to My Way Access will know that I have contacted and highlighted the accessibility problems at The International Northwest 200  (NW200) for spectators with disabilities in Portstewart. Through my many phone calls and emails over the years, they have seldom been acknowledged and when they have, at a cursory level. […]