Very few countries have a national assistive technology policy or programme. In many countries, access to assistive technology in the public sector is poor or non-existent. Even in high-income countries, assistive products are often rationed or not included within health and welfare schemes, leading to high out-of-pocket payments by users and their families. For example, it is common policy in a number of European countries for the state to provide older people with only 1 hearing aid, despite the fact that most people with age related hearing loss require 2 hearing aids to function.
Political situation: This wasn't Romney's first time harshly criticizing Trump or breaking ranks with his party. He was the only Republican to vote to convict Trump on one article during the former president's first impeachment trial in early 2020, and in recent weeks was called "a joke" and a "traitor" by Trump supporters while traveling from Utah to Washington, D.C.
Basically, our results suggest that we can use bias in favor of the status quo to actually change the status quo. When there was only one woman or minority candidate in a pool of four finalists, their odds of being hired were statistically zero. But when we created a new status quo among the finalist candidates by adding just one more woman or minority candidate, the decision makers actually considered hiring a woman or minority candidate.
Why does being the only woman in a pool of finalists matter? For one thing, it highlights how different she is from the norm. And deviating from the norm can be risky for decision makers, as people tend to ostracize people who are different from the group. For women and minorities, having your differences made salient can also lead to inferences of incompetence.
I have 2 Benq monitors. A PD3220U and a PD2700U. For some reason, every-time I reboot the Display settings revert back to Show only 1. I've already change it to Extend these displays over 50 times. Everything is great until I reboot. Why won't it keep the Display settings to Extend these displays?
Overwatch 2 is going to change more about the way the game works than you might have first anticipated. One of the biggest differences is the size of the teams. Where Overwatch has two 6-person squads fighting, Overwatch 2 will shrink that to 5-person teams. And those squads will have two damage and two support players, and now only one tank.
Denying black men the right to vote through legal maneuvering and violence was a first step in taking away their civil rights. Beginning in the 1890s, southern states enacted literacy tests, poll taxes, elaborate registration systems, and eventually whites-only Democratic Party primaries to exclude black voters.
ProPrivacy.com found that getting away with popping ridiculous things into terms and conditions was very easy. The group found that only 1 percent of technology users in a social experiment actually read the terms and conditions.
Secure .gov websites use HTTPSA lock ( A locked padlock ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.
The intent of this Success Criterion is to make information conveyed by prerecorded audio-only and prerecorded video-only content available to all users. Alternatives for time-based media that are text based make information accessible because text can be rendered through any sensory modality (for example, visual, auditory or tactile) to match the needs of the user. In the future, text could also be translated into symbols, sign language or simpler forms of the language (future).
An animation shows how a car engine works. There is no audio and the animation is part of a tutorial that describes how an engine works. Since the text of the tutorial already provides a full explanation, the media is an alternative for text and the text alternative includes only a brief description of the animation and refers to the tutorial text for more information.
A media alternative for text is provided for those who benefit from alternate representations of text. Media alternatives for text may be audio-only, video-only (including sign-language video), or audio-video.
Most people are born with two kidneys. However, as many as 1 in 1,000 people are born with only one kidney. Usually, children with one kidney are perfectly healthy. However, they do require monitoring to keep their one (single) kidney healthy.
In the past, many parents did not even know their child had only one kidney. But today, most pregnant women have an ultrasound evaluation of their baby, so most infants with one kidney are discovered before they are born.
Other infants are born with two kidneys but have only one healthy kidney because the other kidney did not develop correctly before birth. For other people born with two kidneys, one kidney may be damaged or removed due to an accident, tumor, infections, or (in adults) kidney donation for a kidney transplant.
For the study, researchers examined National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data from 8,721 people in the U.S. between 2009 and 2016 to determine how many adults are at low versus high risk for chronic disease. Data revealed that only 12.2 percent of American adults are metabolically healthy, which means that only 27.3 million adults are meeting recommended targets for cardiovascular risk factors management, according to researchers.
Sound localization is only possible when there is sound input from both ears. For safety reasons, this is especially important when you need to identify a sound source quickly. In addition, our brain actually amplifies the intensity of the sound when it receives input from both ears so that we can hear softer sounds with two ears compared to only one ear.
Need to learn how to save certain pages of a PDF file for yourself or to send to colleagues? Some documents just get too long. If you have a multi-page PDF and want to keep only a few specific pages, saving certain pages is a great way to reduce file clutter while keeping only the essential information.
During some stages of a lunar eclipse, the Moon can appear reddish. This is because the only remaining sunlight reaching the Moon at that point is from around the edges of the Earth, as seen from the Moon's surface. From there, an observer during an eclipse would see all of Earth's sunrises and sunsets at once.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness introduced viewers to America Chavez, played by Xochitl Gomez - a character who mysteriously existed in only one timeline. The multiverse lies at the heart of the MCU's Phase 4 slate, and probably beyond. The Doctor Strange sequel played a crucial role in this, with Doctor Strange 2's post-credit scene revealing its hero unwittingly began an incursion - a multiversal collision. It further introduced the MCU to its first truly multiversal superhero, America Chavez.
Scarlet Witch became obsessed with America Chavez after she discovered the teenager has the power to jump between the universes. America's powers are barely controlled - they were first triggered when she was stung, leaving her two moms stranded somewhere in the multiverse - but over the course of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness she grew in confidence and ability. It's curious, though, that America is the only person currently identified who possesses these powers; even stranger, she revealed she has visited over 70 other universes, and has been unable to find a variant of herself in any of them. It appears that, in an infinite multiverse, America Chavez is unique.
Whereas Mexican leaders have long groused about firearms trafficked from the north, U.S. gun control advocates have only recently begun to highlight the impact of lax American gun laws on Mexico and other countries.
Our Sun is just one of about 200 billion stars in our galaxy. That gives scientists plenty of places to hunt for exoplanets, or planets outside our solar system. But our capabilities have only recently progressed to the point where astronomers can actually find such planets.
The new influx of funding has the potential to shift the needle on gender injustice. But only if the money supports feminist solutions to the root causes of gender inequality. To do this, donors must transform their power, politics and practices to centre feminist movements driving change on local, national and global levels. 781b155fdc