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The NFB Center of Excellence in Nonvisual Access (CENA) to Education, Public Information, and Commerce, with support from the Maryland Department of Disabilities through a Non-Visual Access Initiative Grant, is pleased to offer the following Accessibility Boutiques (introductions to accessibility) free of charge and open to the public. The boutiques are held in person at […]

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The NFB Center of Excellence in Nonvisual Access (CENA) to Education, Public Information, and Commerce, with support from the Maryland Department of Disabilities through a Non-Visual Access Initiative Grant, is pleased to offer the following Accessibility Boutiques (introductions to accessibility) free of charge and open to the public. The boutiques are held in person at […]

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This week, it’s the products that take front seat. Smart eyeglasses, exosuits, cloud-based software and more. Assistive technology is in the fabric of who we are and what we do! AT in the news for the week of January 30 thru February 3. New Exosuit Fabric Could Boost Mobility in People with Disabilities Personal Cargo […]

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The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Center of Excellence in Nonvisual Access to Education, Public Information, and Commerce (CENA) will be hosting an eBooks and EPUB accessibility event on Thursday, March 23, 2017.  With the rapid adoption of EPUB 3, this event will look at creating and implementing accessible EPUB 3 in a variety […]

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From the rehab facility to the office, accessibility and innovation go hand-in-hand. AT in the news for the week of 1/23 thru 1/27. Engineers develop ‘smart glasses’ that automatically focus on what wearer sees Samsung’s #SeeColors App Helps Colourblind People Adjust Their TV Correctly Glassouse lets users control a mouse cursor with their eyes — […]

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ED Releases Guidance on Civil Rights of Students with Disabilities On December 28, the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights released three new sets of guidance to assist the public in understanding how the Department interprets and enforces federal civil rights laws protecting the rights of students with disabilities.  The three documents included a […]

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