Here is a roundup of some accessibility stories we noticed in the news recently.
- Ohio is a swing state in elections and new lawsuit alleges that online voting opportunities are inaccessible to people with disabilities.
- Bluetooth beacon navigation for the visually impaired has been installed in some of London’s subway stops.
- Nyle DiMarco, a model who is deaf, won the America’s Next Top Model competition.
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