Accessibility for Passengers with Sensory or Cognitive Disabilities

Matching AV services with categories of disabled passengers

"Some" Autonomous Vehicle service providers may be able to provide vehicles to passengers who would otherwise be fully capable of driving the vehicle themselves; this is what taxis and ride-sharing companies do. But the interface between those passengers and the vehicle will obviously demand a computer that is "as good as" the local knowledge and communication skills of a human driver--if not better. Also obviously, this... more »

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Accessibility for Passengers with Sensory or Cognitive Disabilities

Option to hide sign language interpretation

It would be really helpful to have the option to show or hide sign language interpretation in presentations. Acknowledging that sign languages are different to other languages, it is challenging for some neurodivergent people to focus when two different languages are being presented at once. Captioning is less problematic, as it is the same language, just a different medium, consistent with Universal Design for Learning... more »

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Accessibility for persons who are blind

Much has been posted to this discussion on the barriers facing people with Electromagnetic Sensitivity.

These are serious issues and there needs to be a solution found. Unfortunately, my expertise lies in other areas thus, I'm not able to provide any suggestions.

Recognizing that Electromagnetic Sensitivity is a barrier, it must be recognized that persons who are blind realize tremendous benefits from mobile devices.... more »

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