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Join us at Camp CreATe this August for AT PD and CEU’s ! Professional Development in Assistive Technology

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Enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating summer and then join us at Camp CreATe this August for Professional Development! Sessions include: Solutions for Easier Living and Working; Making Assistive Technology Information Accessible; Apps Across the Curriculum: Supporting Struggling Learners on All Devices & Platforms; Reuse, Repurpose, Repair, and Refurbish, Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes! Learn Share, Collaborate, Network, and earn ECU’s! Register for one day or several. Register Today! https://www.events.unh.edu/RegistrationForm.pm?event_id=17938

Assistive Technology

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Create an Alternative Text Station for Students with Print Disabilities, including Blind and Dyslexic

Andrew Leibs at About. com Assistive Technology featuring Alyssa Marinaccio & Diana Petschauer from Assistive Technology for Education, LLC

Source: specials.about.com

Schools must provide educational materials in accessible formats to any student with a print disability such as a visual impairment, dyslexia, or other learning or physical disability that prevents a student from reading standard print.

There are many ways a school can go about this…

Read the article and contact assistivetechnologyforeducation.com to learn how to set up your own Alt Text Station!

Article: http://assistivetechnology.about.com/od/ATCAT3/qt/Create-An-Alternative-Text-Station-For-Print-Disabled-To-Access-Class-Materials.htm?nl=1

Assistive Technology

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Create an Alternative Text Station for Students with Print Disabilities, including Blind and Dyslexic

Andrew Leibs at About. com Assistive Technology featuring Alyssa Marinaccio & Diana Petschauer from Assistive Technology for Education, LLC

Source: specials.about.com

Schools must provide educational materials in accessible formats to any student with a print disability such as a visual impairment, dyslexia, or other learning or physical disability that prevents a student from reading standard print.

There are many ways a school can go about this…

Read the article and contact assistivetechnologyforeducation.com to learn how to set up your own Alt Text Station!

Article: http://assistivetechnology.about.com/od/ATCAT3/qt/Create-An-Alternative-Text-Station-For-Print-Disabled-To-Access-Class-Materials.htm?nl=1

IBM100 – The Accessible Workforce

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IBM has worked to recruit, hire and accommodate employees with disabilities since the 1910s—decades before the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Today, IBM continues to champion accessibility for people with disabilities.

Source: www-03.ibm.com

“In 1980, Jim Sinocchi, then a 25-year-old IBM contract administrator in New York City, had high hopes for a career in business or politics. But when he broke his neck while body surfing, and became a quadriplegic, he thought he’d never work again. He was stunned in 1983 when his managers at IBM urged him to come back…


IBM has helped create a climate today where accessibility, due to the Americans with Disabilities Act, is the law of the land in the United States, and where companies of all types are building accessibility features into many products and services. “


http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/ibm100/us/en/icons/accessibleworkforce/?utm_content=buffer27716&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

IBM100 – The Accessible Workforce

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IBM has worked to recruit, hire and accommodate employees with disabilities since the 1910s—decades before the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Today, IBM continues to champion accessibility for people with disabilities.

Source: www-03.ibm.com

“In 1980, Jim Sinocchi, then a 25-year-old IBM contract administrator in New York City, had high hopes for a career in business or politics. But when he broke his neck while body surfing, and became a quadriplegic, he thought he’d never work again. He was stunned in 1983 when his managers at IBM urged him to come back…


IBM has helped create a climate today where accessibility, due to the Americans with Disabilities Act, is the law of the land in the United States, and where companies of all types are building accessibility features into many products and services. “


http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/ibm100/us/en/icons/accessibleworkforce/?utm_content=buffer27716&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Abilities Expo | Boston Event-Free! 9/5-9/7

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Abilities Expo is a CELEBRATION of what you CAN DO

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface of what Abilities Expo has to offer? Register for free today.

Source: www.abilitiesexpo.com

Excellent event, info here:

http://www.abilitiesexpo.com/boston/index.html

Abilities Expo | Boston Event-Free! 9/5-9/7

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Abilities Expo is a CELEBRATION of what you CAN DO

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface of what Abilities Expo has to offer? Register for free today.

Source: www.abilitiesexpo.com

Excellent event, info here:

http://www.abilitiesexpo.com/boston/index.html

Using Technology To Mitigate Cognitive Disabilities

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A 2013 ruling by the Department of Labor established a baseline for federal contractors to have 7% of their workforce be individuals with disabilities. Additionally, passage by the U.S. House and Senate of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) demonstrates a growing emphasis on hiring more individuals with disabilities. However, for this trend to be successful for businesses, they must improve their recruitment and retention of these individuals.

Source: www.forbes.com

Excellent Article in Forbes! Access4Employment provides access to Employment and the Workplace using Assistive Technology. See our website:

http://access4employment.com/

Read the article here:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertszczerba/2014/07/30/using-technology-to-mitigate-cognitive-disabilities/

Abilities Expo | Boston Event-Free! 9/5-9/7

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Abilities Expo is a CELEBRATION of what you CAN DO

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface of what Abilities Expo has to offer? Register for free today.

Source: www.abilitiesexpo.com

Excellent event, info here:

http://www.abilitiesexpo.com/boston/index.html

Abilities Expo | Boston Event-Free! 9/5-9/7

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Abilities Expo is a CELEBRATION of what you CAN DO

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface of what Abilities Expo has to offer? Register for free today.

Source: www.abilitiesexpo.com

Excellent event, info here:

http://www.abilitiesexpo.com/boston/index.html