REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP MAKES MOVIEGOING ACCESSIBLE TO ALL WITH ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FROM SONY
Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announced a milestone with 200 theaters nationwide now offering the Sony Entertainment Access System at theaters across the country. Regal Entertainment Group is working exclusively with Sony for this cutting-edge technology to assist moviegoers who are deaf, hard of hearing, have low vision or are blind. Click here to read more.
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND APPLAUDS RULING REQUIRING EQUAL PAY FOR DISABLED WORKERS
The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for fair wages for workers with disabilities, today applauded a recent ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, Davenport Division, finding that a turkey processing service violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by paying its disabled employees less than federal and state minimum wages. Click here to read more.
VISIONS OF A BLIND PHOTOGRAPHER
Sometimes when she's taking pictures, Sonia Soberats forgets she cannot see. Until 1986, Ms. Soberats was like many single immigrant mothers - living in Queens, working two jobs and watching her two children grow into flourishing adults. Life began to crumble, though, when ovarian cancer was diagnosed for her only daughter. Click here to read more and to view photographs.
BEN SIMONS: BRAILLE TRANSCRIBER
Imagine being able to read by running your fingers over a series of bumps. When you see Braille at traffic lights, or as you ride an elevator, have you ever wondered how it works? And who makes it? Ben Simons is a Braille transcriber. Click here to listen.