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Apple Worldwide Developers’ Conference (WWDC19) Apple macOS & iOS Wow, what can I say, WWDC19 was jam packed with exciting news and I am so excited to learn about the new macOS and iOS feature, ‘ Voice Control.’  I have literally not slept well with the excitement bubbling for the release of this new accessibility […]

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What a week or so!  I have spent a great deal of time, learning, thinking and educating folks about accessing the web as an individual with a disability. I am so pleased to report back that so many mainstream companies and more importantly small businesses (regional and local tech firms) are now beginning to focus […]

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Building a Culture of Accessibility in your Organization Tuesday, June 4th, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Accessibility challenges pop up in businesses every day. From banks, hospitals, and grocery stores, to restaurants, theaters, and clothing shops, accessibility can be implemented into any business to make it more successful. Join us on Zoom or over the phone on […]

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Wow, guys this one slid by me without me noticing this great bit of accessibility news to be honest!  However, I am now super excited to reveal that in-game communication is now subject to US. Accessibility law (effective Jan 2019).  Meaning that in-game voice chat, text messaging and other video messaging has to be accessible […]

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The State of Maryland is hiring a IT Accessibility Coordinator.  This position will be co-located between MD Technology Assistance Program (MDTAP) and the Department of Information Technology (DoIT).   The state is seeking an experienced IT accessibility specialist who can help state agencies select the most accessible products and systems and help provide accessible solutions to […]

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Get Access to 680,000+ Accessible Digital Books & Resources at a Low, or No Cost! By: Joel Hosner, MDTAP Advisory Council Consumer Representative For many people with reading, visual, and physical disabilities, reading from printed books can be challenging. Fortunately, there are other ways to access textbooks, children’s books, and even the books on the […]

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