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More Focus on Accessibility for People with Disabilities
Source: BuaNews
Source Date: Friday, November 04, 2011
Focus: ICT for MDGs, Institution and HR Management
Country: South Africa
Created: Nov 04, 2011

The campaign will also focus on information and communication, including electronic services; Braille and signage and sector campaigns; access to assistive devices as well as access to social security.

 

As part of the day’s programme on Thursday, the minister will visit a housing project for people with disabilities, a school for learners with special needs and a skills development centre.

 

Xingwana will also lead an unannounced visit to a building to assess its accessibility to people with disabilities.

 

In South Africa, the period 3 November to 3 December has been declared Disability Month, and it will be observed under the theme, “Working together to build a better South Africa for all: Persons with disabilities as equal participants in development”.
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