Tagged : assistive technology

14 Jun

Qatar Regional leader in Social Media

by Sarah Spendiff

Qatar is leading the way in social media regionally according to statistics shared at the Digital Doha Summit hosted by Forum One Agency that focused on communications strategy and online trends. According to Nam-ho Park, Regional Director at Forum One and Director of Mobile Services, businesses and organizations in Qatar need to take a three […]

15 May

Is Your Website Ready for Mobile Technology?

by Sarah Spendiff

Here is the situation: More and more people are accessing the Internet from mobile devices. Here is the problem: Many websites are not geared up to be viewed in this way and with screens being so many shapes and sizes, data can go missing. Here is the solution: Responsive Design – designed for digital technology on […]

08 May

Protecting the Disabled with Technology

by Guest Blogger

When the Tsunami struck Japan in 2011 the world watched in horror as lives were lost and destruction reigned.  But there was a hidden tragedy that struck those with a disability the hardest. The disabled community suffered deaths and injuries between two and three times greater than their non-disabled peers and for them injury, rescue […]

11 Apr

Access for All? It’s a never ending story, just ask Mickey!

by Brian Wesolowski

David Banes, Deputy Director of Mada, Qatar’s Assistive Technology Center, shares his latest insights on assistive technologies with us! Earlier this year I had the opportunity to travel to Orlando in the American state of Florida for a major assistive technology conference. The conference was a success despite the hotel catching fire and a tornado touching down in […]

23 Mar

Happy Birthday Twitter – and Thanks for Being Accessible!

by Brian Wesolowski

David Banes, Deputy Director of Mada, Qatar’s Assistive Technology Center, shares his latest insights on assistive technologies with us! People all around the world will be celebrating the 5th birthday of Twitter this week. Here in Qatar, tweeps (term used to describe Twitter users) will be getting together at Aspire Park for the Doha Twestival. Like many others […]