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This IDEA isn’t the IDEA you’re used to!  But let’s keep the great IDEAs coming!!   In December, Congress passed the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA), which is designed to make federal websites more accessible, user friendly, and secure.  This new law places stronger importance on the existing accessibility standards of Rehabilitation Act Section […]

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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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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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Advancement stems from adversity. Let the links below, and the articles we share every day, be a constant reminder that there will always be progress, hope, and do-gooders, no matter the adversities we face, personally and collectively. AT in the news for the week of 1/16 thru 1/20.    Emerging Technologies Will Achieve Employment Equity for People with Disabilities Make […]

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Digital Accessibility Toolkit for State and District Education Leaders Accessibility of websites and other digital technologies have seen increased attention this year from the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights when it comes to state departments of education and school districts. eSchool News published a recent article about a Digital Accessibility Toolkit for state […]

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Are Your Online Documents Accessible to Persons with Disabilities? Electronic documents are a vital part of modern business. Are yours accessible to your clients and employees with disabilities? Join SSB Bart Group for a free webinar on Wednesday, December 7th presented by SSB BART Group CEO Tim Springer and OpenText Vice President Steve Jones: Don’t […]

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