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Maybe because we’re moving into National Disability Employment Awareness Month (October) but employment issues really rule the feed this week! And of course, assistive technology plays a vital role in the pursuit of employment for many individuals with disabilities, thus, this is quite the marriage of news! AT in the news for the week of 9/19 – 9/23

If content is born digital, it can (and should) be accessible too

Microsoft’s Autism Hiring Program is actively recruiting software engineers

Improved keyboard and assistive technology experiences for reading email, scheduling meetings, and adding signature 

Team Tactile: “Our device would really increase people’s access to Braille because it’s portable.”

Perkins launches BlindWays app

Employers Still Lag Behind When It Comes To Disability

This robot helps disabled people feed themselves

Harkin stresses ADA must keep up with technology for disabled

Over $24 Million Tagged For Disability Employment

Essentials of Digital Accessibility

4 New Accessibility Features of iOS 10 You Should Know

IBM Updates ccessibility Checklists in Preparation for Section 508 Refresh

Parents of children w/disabilities can receive quality support

Worldwide, People With Disabilities Struggle to Find Jobs

Greek Computer Whiz Creates “Facebook” for the Disabled

NYQ Showcases 3D Printed Scoliosis Brace with Embedded Wearable Technology at White House Event

2 Responses to “AT News Wrap Up, 9/23/16”

  1. C’est vrai qu’on s’est longuement creusé la tête, on a fait tellement d’essais avant de tomber d’accord sur celui-là.Ce fut long, mais au final, ça marche bien.Et heureusement, ici on est pas l’UMP ^^

  2. That’s 2 clever by half and 2×2 clever 4 me. Thanks!

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