The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted a new order, along with various proposals, as steps to improve the quality of Video Relay Services (VRS). This item also proposes a new provider compensation plan to better ensure that the experience of people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, or have speech disabilities is functionally equivalent to voice telephone services.
In this American Sign Language video, we share these new mandates and proposals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cq0Xqt3uZBQ
July 20, 2PM,
Webinar: Neurodiversity and Workplace Technology. Sponsored by the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology.
This “virtual talk” will discuss why technology and information access is a critical right for everyone, and how technology solutions are changing employment opportunities for people with cognitive disabilities.
Details here: http://www.peatworks.org/content/2017/07/Coleman
Join us July 13th for a FREE Webinar, Accessibility in the VR/AR Space. You’ve seen commercials about Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR/AR). VR/AR is not just about video games; it also has important uses in other fields, including healthcare and hospitality.
Key Topics we'll cover include:
* What is VR/AR?
* The Policy and Programs surrounding VR/AR
* How can VR/AR be made accessible? Explore the concepts
July 13, 2017 - Join a free webinar discussing disclosure of disability in the workplace. Presenters will review the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) pertaining to disclosure and examine the considerations that workers with disabilities must make in deciding whether to disclose. Registration is free and required.
A news blog on issues in the community of people with disabilities and accessibility.
Derek Mortland, ADA and Community Outreach Coordinator