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Google Releases Two New Chrome Accessibility Extensions
Google recently released two new extensions for its Chrome browser this week, both aimed at helping those with disabilities better interact with the Web.
Prosthetics That Can Feel, Thanks to the Science of Touch
A decade earlier, Scheuermann was diagnosed with spinocerebellar degeneration, a progressive disease that confined her to a wheelchair, paralyzed from the neck down. At age 53, she volunteered for a study through the University of Pittsburgh that would allow her to operate a prosthetic arm using only her mind.
Disabled riders seek tougher rules for Uber, Lyft
As the Legislature considers a proposal by Governor Charlie Baker to regulate ride-hailing services, advocates are calling on lawmakers to toughen the bill so it requires companies such as Uber and Lyft to accommodate wheelchair users and other riders with disabilities.

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May, 11th 15
Google Releases Two New Chrome Accessibility Extensions
May, 1st 15
Prosthetics That Can Feel, Thanks to the Science of Touch
Disabled riders seek tougher rules for Uber, Lyft
April, 27th 15
Are People Ready For a Hi-Tech Wheelchair?
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