Items tagged "accessibility"

Assistive Technology at your library

Here at the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped we offer technology help with assistive technology.  So what is assistive technology one might ask? Well, according to the Assistive Technology Industry Assocation: Assistive technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, software program, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities […]

Take the Bus

In an effort to help improve accessibility for public transit and pedestrian commuters in Pittsburgh, the city has adopted a Complete Streets initiative to help make roads and sidewalks more accessible, including for those with disabilities. The initiative aims to support non-auto commuters by implementing more bike lanes, curb ramps, high visibility crosswalks, and audible […]