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Wow, what a fantastic week at MDTAP!! Well, I have been thinking a lot about accessible gaming and gaming generally this past week. Today, I wanted to highlight a fantastic charitable organization not too far from Maryland, the organization goes by the name of ‘Able Gamers.’  This charity happens to be the largest and most […]

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Today, I am going to be highlighting a new cell phone from Raz Mobility.  Based on my brief hands-on demo, information from their website and my reading so far I am pretty impressed.  It is an accessible ‘basic’ cell phone (the non-smart variety) designed for individuals with various disabling conditions including: blindness, low vision, dexterity […]

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Hey guys, I hope this blog post finds you all well!  The latest accessibility offering by Comcast is a really big result in the realms of accessibility and equal access.  I am so impressed with Comcast that a mainstream cable supplier is investing their resources to increase accessibility to their product line.  Specifically, Comcast have […]

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Thinking about your summer vacation??  Concerned about accessibility overseas?  Consider Airbnb Adapted Experiences. Airbnb Experiences are unique tours or activities hosted by passionate local experts. They differ from traditional mainstream tourist activities as they are all host led, and the group sizes are kept small to allow guests to really connect with a city or […]

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Want to learn more about accessibility?  National Federation of the Blind, thru the Non-visual Accessibility Initiative Grant from the Maryland Department of Disabilities, offers Accessibility Boutiques (What a cool name!!).  These boutiques are workshops that are presented by accessibility experts to help you learn and sharpen your accessibility skills.   Check out the website:  NFB Accessibility […]

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I bet you didn’t know yesterday was National Assistive Technology Awareness Day.  Don’t feel bad, it just happened!  On March 11, 2019, Senator Robert P. Casey Jr., for himself and Senator Kevin Cramer, submitted S.Res.103, a resolution designating March 27, 2019 as “National Assistive Technology Awareness Day” to the U.S. Senate. The resolution was agreed […]

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