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"Forward thinking"Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate in Economics
"World Enabled gives me a voice"Natasha Popovic, Refugee, Kosovo
"Trailblazers"Anand Vadya, Professor, San Jose State University
"Bring ideas into action."Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, Senior Advisor to the Managing Directors, The World Bank
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JUSTIN DART August 29, 1930 – June 22, 2002 Activist, advocate & Father of the ADA Last month, we commemorated the birthday of Justin Dart, Father of the ADA. Justin Whitlock Dart, Jr. (August 29, 1930 – June 22, 2002) was an American activist and advocate for people with disabilities. He helped to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, co-founded the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), and is regarded as the “Father of the ADA.” Born on August 29, 1930, he contracted polio …
by: Dorodi Sharma The excitement in his voice is barely hidden when Amar Jain, a young lawyer from Mumbai, talks about a new product that has just been shipped to him. Called Lechal (meaning ‘take me along’ in Hindi), it is a haptic insole that can be inserted in his shoes and connected to his smart phone via Bluetooth. Lechal is a directional guidance solution that works through vibrations. For people like Amar, who are blind or have visual impairments, this seems like the new level of assistive technology, beyond …