VR Accessible to Physically Disabled with Custom Locomotion Driver

Developer Makes VR Accessible to Physically Disabled with Custom Locomotion Driver

May 22, 2017

WalkinVR is an upcoming driver for SteamVR designed to assist physical movement in a VR by moving or even resizing the virtual space relative to the user. It is currently in beta testing, with an initial release due at the end of May. Artificial locomotion techniques, such as the widely-adopted teleport, or the traditional ‘left…

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Casting

Casting Call!

May 20, 2017

In high school, your world opens up – you find out what you love and what makes you who you really are. If you’re 15-year-old SIMONE, what you love is just about everything, and the challenge is fitting it all in. Luckily, she has an app for that, and for just about everything else. We…

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Shades of Ability

Shades of Ability Art Exhibition & Sale

May 7, 2017
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Waterproof Power Wheelchair May Be Headed To Market

May 3, 2017

PITTSBURGH — Years ago in Germany, Rory Cooper learned from the director of a production, engineering and automation institute about motors powered by compressed air. It got him thinking. Most wheelchairs are heavy, run on batteries with lots of electronics involved. They do work well — but only if they stay dry. Read more: https://www.disabilityscoop.com

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The Costs of Disability

The Costs of Disability

May 3, 2017

Episode Description: Do people often overlook the costs of being disabled? Sam de Leve and Leesa Levinson join the Open Dialogue panel to discuss the financial, social, and emotional tolls of disability. Follow the link below to watch the episode: http://www.ami.ca/category/health-and-lifestyle-open-dialogue/media/costs-of-disability

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Breakthrough Entertainment is seeking People who are Visually Impaired to participate in the 3rd season of ‘Blind Sighted with Kelly MacDonald’, airing on AMI TV (Accessible Media Inc.)

April 23, 2017

Casting Visually impaired Female and Male talent, any age over 18 to be part of our Comedic Troupe. Open to someone with a fantastic sense of humour or have a Comedy / Improv background. Acting experience is an asset but it is not a requirement. If selected, compensation would be $300 per day, filming 3…

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Wheel Dance

Wheel Dance: Sundays April 9th – May 28th, 2017

March 28, 2017
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A Wheelchair on Broadway Isn’t Exploitation It’s Progress

A Wheelchair on Broadway Isn’t Exploitation. It’s Progress.

March 27, 2017

There’s a wheelchair onstage at the Belasco Theater, and it’s drawing an abundance of attention. There’s also a wheelchair onstage at a small theater not far away, and it’s drawing practically no attention at all. The gulf between the two says quite a lot. Read more: https://www.nytimes.com

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2017 Toronto Storytelling Festival March 29 - April 2

2017 Toronto Storytelling Festival March 29 – April 2

March 20, 2017

Founded in 1979, the TORONTO STORYTELLING FESTIVAL has grown into one of the world’s biggest celebrations of the arts of voice and story. Over ten days of concerts, storytalks, and workshops, the finest storytellers from Canada and around the world make Toronto the centre of the storytelling renaissance. Read more: http://torontostorytellingfestival.ca

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“Epilepsy (The Fight)” by Lazelle Gelias

March 16, 2017

As I sit all alone in a hospital room, Wondering if my life has been doomed … Robbed by this illness, that has shattered my head, Saying to myself “I’d be better off dead”. Asking, “Why has this happened to me? Still growing in life, now cut down like a tree.” Looking to my father…

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