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Maryland ABLE is looking for your feedback! Please take a few minutes to complete this short survey on features and benefits that you would like to see included in the Maryland ABLE accounts! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MDABLE2017

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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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It’s that time of year that students are sending in college applications and getting ready to make decisions about where to study for the next four years (and of course, what to study!!!). But it’s also the time of year when parents and loved ones begin to worry, a lot, about how to pay for […]

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U.S. Access Board Updates ADA Guidelines for Buses and Vans On Wednesday, December 14, the U.S. Access Board issued a final rule updating sections of its accessibility guidelines for transportation vehicles covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The rule revises provisions in the guidelines that apply to the buses and vans to enhance […]

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The RISE Act Introduced in the Senate On December 9, the Respond, Innovate, Support, and Empower Students with Disabilities (RISE) Act was introduced in the Senate by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Orin Hatch (R-UT), and Bill Cassidy (R-LA).  The RISE Act amends the Higher Education Act to clarify the documentation an institution of higher education […]

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All the best of MDTAP 2016, wrapped up right here in stories, images, and data in the 2016 Annual Report.     HTML PDF Word

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