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Apple Proposes New Emojis To Represent Disabilities


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There's constantly new emojis available to use on smartphones and now Apple have proposed a new set. 

They're aimed at providing better representation for people with disabilities.

The 13 emojis include guide dogs, hearing aids, prosthetic limbs and people using canes and wheelchairs.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">🆕 📲 New: Apple has submitted a proposal to Unicode for accessibility emojis including people in wheelchairs, service dogs, and prosthetic limbs. If approved, they&#39;ll be on phones next year <a href="https://t.co/ic87QRkDpj">https://t.co/ic87QRkDpj</a> <a href="https://t.co/d7NISQR0me">pic.twitter.com/d7NISQR0me</a></p>&mdash; Emojipedia 📙 (@Emojipedia) <a href="https://twitter.com/Emojipedia/status/977228909916884999?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 23, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Manual wheelchair and mechanized wheelchair options are included in this proposal <a href="https://t.co/oVD7qEoFHl">pic.twitter.com/oVD7qEoFHl</a></p>&mdash; Emojipedia 📙 (@Emojipedia) <a href="https://twitter.com/Emojipedia/status/977232940299096064?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 23, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">A service dog emoji is proposed to represent &quot;hidden disabilities&quot; such as Autism, seizures, anxiety, or PTSD. Per the proposal: &quot;service dogs not only perform tasks to help their partners live independent lives, but may represent a lifeline in moments of crisis&quot; <a href="https://t.co/S3DpmVFe4j">pic.twitter.com/S3DpmVFe4j</a></p>&mdash; Emojipedia 📙 (@Emojipedia) <a href="https://twitter.com/Emojipedia/status/977492001640853505?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 24, 2018</a></blockquote>
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