On the 12th of January the second webinar between Israel and Myanmar on accessibility and inclusion took place. The webinar focused on "Technologies for Business to Consumer Services". Almost 100 people from different business sectors in Myanmar participated at the webinar
People with disabilities are the largest minority in the world, yet they are often overlooked. Access Israel, an Israeli non-profit, works to increase awareness and promote accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities and the elderly
On the 8th of December, Access Israel's 6th International took place, which focused on "Creating Trends for Accessibility and Inclusion for People with Disabilities". The webinar was a success with over 630 people registering from over 80 countries
With ties between the Mideast countries now official, two women are helping improve amenities, resources and accessibility for residents and visitors
Access Israel organized its 5th international webinar which focused on "Remote Employment of People with Disabilities during and post COVID-19". More than 650 people from 82 countries registered to the webinar which was historic as for the first time a speaker of the United Arab Emirates spoke at an Israeli event
The topic of education during COVID-19 is essential for all students, teachers and the education system in general; but it is especially critical to students with disabilities
On the same day that a small senior delegation from the United Arab Emirates met in Israel, more than 650 people from 83 countries met on Zoom and Facebook to also make history. They participated in a four-hour conference sponsored by Access Israel, featuring Dr. Ayesha Saeed Husaini, founder and director of Manzil from the United Arab Emirates
For the first time since the historic signing of the peace treaty between Israel and the UAE Access Israel, an Israeli NGO will host Manzil, an organization from the UAE
Access Israel organized its 4th international webinar which focused on "Accessible and inclusive remote education during and post COVID-19". Over 600 people from over 72 countries registered to the webinar which took place over zoom and was live streamed on Facebook
The 3rd International Webinar organized by access Israel in partnership with the Zero Project and other important global accessibility leaders took place on the 15th of July with accessibility experts from all over the world
About 50% do not know at all who is responsible and who will take care of their needs.
The survey was conducted on end of March, 2020 where Israel citizens where ordered to stay at home.
The Coronavirus situation is a new and scary reality for all of us and we are all trying to overcome the challenges resulting from this difficult situation. Many families are in quarantine and new regulations are implemented daily to prevent the Coronavirus from spreading further. These regulations restrict us all, but for people with disabilities and the elderly this situation is even more severe, isolating, and challengin
The request was made following a number of incidents that occurred in the fight against the virus due to a lack of attention by the Ministry of Health to make sure that the health services are accessible for people with disabilities in the clinics, hospitals, testing facilities. In addition, there is also a lack of accessible information provided to the public on the websites and in general
In Israel live 800,000 people with hearing disabilities.
The main communication between deaf and heard of hearing disabilities is lip reading
Access Israel received an award for best practice for the accessibility training for teachers at the Zero Project Conference in Vienna, Austria
The conference was held on May 19-21, 2020 and concentrated on education and training
Access Israel is one of the leading organizations in Israel who plays an important role in making accessibility and inclusion a reality in Israel
The conference, which concentrates on education and training, has more than 800 participants from 100 developed and developing countries. The Israeli delegation, with over 30 participants, is the largest delegation.
During the three days of the conference the Access Israel’s delegation will lead inclusive education experiences for all of the conference attendees
Timed to coincide with February's JDAIM, the international group will trek Africa's tallest mountain using Israeli designed special assistance technology