Conference will shape the future of work for women 50+ Albert J. Rizzi, CEO and founder of My Blind Spot, will join other leaders from the public, private and civic sectors for the first ever Inclusion by Design conference. Its purpose is to provide a platform for women 50+ and business leaders to meet, learn
Election Day is 4 weeks away. If you haven’t already, take some time to make a plan of how you will go vote. The questions below can help you make a clear plan to carry out your civic duty. When will you vote? On Election Day What time of day will you go to the
A blind machine operator manages with adaptive aids, tips from co-workers and careful concentration. As told to Patricia R. Olsen Sept. 28, 2018 Jay Browder, 43, is a machine operator at Alphapointe in Kansas City, Mo. When did you become blind? I lost my sight at 19 when I got shot in the face in
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legislative Affairs Office of the Assistant Attorney General Washington, D.C. 20530 The Honorable Ted Budd U.S. House of Representatives Washington DC 20515-0001 Dear Congressman Budd: This responds to your letter dated June 20, 2018, regarding website accessibility for public accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We apologize
International Association of Accessibility Announcement With gratitude and well-wishing from our entire team IAAP announces that Sharon Spencer, Managing Director of IAAP, has decided to retire at the end of the year. Christopher Lee, Ph.D., who is currently G3ict’s Chief Learning Officer, will assume the role of IAAP Managing Director and will work with Sharon
Ever since 2017 or so I’ve been noticing a huge increase in accessibility. A few examples that are coming to mind are, well, all about blindness accessibility, partly because I am, indeed, totally blind now. A few of these are, EA developing their own accessibility portal so gamers with disabilities can know what game has what accessibility feature, as well as, how to access it, Slack suddenly caring about accessibility all of a sudden when before it was a kind of “that’s a neat idea LOL” sentiment I’ve been hearing from them, and, Discord finally starts taking accessibility seriously.
Peter Korn, Director of Accessibility Lab 126, gives us an overview of the Toshiba Smart TV’s now available from Best Buy due to a partnership with Amazon that puts the Fire TV functionality built into the Smart TV. Meaning that Alexa, Voice View screen reader and magnification are all built in to the 43 inch, 50 inch and 55 inch, with 4K Ultra HD capability.
Adam Nemeroff, an instructional designer in Dartmouth College's department of academic and campus technology services, admits he has “super-complicated and conflicted” thoughts about the role of technology in ensuring that digital courses and curricular materials are fully accessible to all students. He’s seen his institution and others in recent years talk more about accessibility and invest in digital tools to address concerns head-on. But he thinks there’s a downside to being too tool focused.
Announcing the My Blind Spot – QuickBooks Training Program Go to QuickBooks Training Application Are you a small business owner, or an individual with a degree or experience in accounting or bookkeeping who needs to learn how to use QuickBooks Desktop Pro for Windows with JAWS? Are you also a resident of New York or
American Airlines Comments on the Department of Transportation’s Interim Statement of Enforcement Priorities Regarding Service Animals
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking comment on amending its Air Carrier Access Act(ACAA) regulation on transportation of service animals.