Category Archives: Web Accessibility

MassMATCH Website Survey

Please Take Survey About MassMATCH Program Website   MassMATCH is seeking feedback on the usability and usefulness of everything about our website. Please share your experiences by completing the MassMATCH User Experience Survey by June 26th at http://www.massmatch.org/survey.php. Thank you.

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Vote Today for Teen-Led Accessibility Initiative!

The Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) has submitted a proposal for the national “digital media + learning competition.” IHCD is excited about working with teens with disabilities geared up to create a new Mozilla “Badge” on web accessibility for … Continue reading

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Help Bentley’s Usability Center Find a Project Involving a Large Number of People with Disabilities

In April, Ann Shor and I went on an interesting and informative tour at the Design & Usability Center at Bentley University. The Center gives their clients suggestions how to make things such as websites, cars, and medical equipment user … Continue reading

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May 9th is Global Accessibility Awareness Day!

Raising mainstream awareness about digital accessibility issues and individuals with different disabilities To participate in Boston: Join Mark Sadecki and Brian Charlson as well as many other area accessibility experts for an informational presentation on what accessibility is, who it … Continue reading

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iDevices for Beginners: iPod Touch, iPad, and iPhone

January 11, Wednesday, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Easter Seals ATRC – Boston Office 89 South St. Boston, MA 02111 Presenter: Catherine Bly and Kristi Peak-Oliveira, ATRC Coordinators This presentation will touch upon the latest iDevices on the market from … Continue reading

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ATIA Education & Webinars

  Don’t miss these informative webinars! Hear from these leaders in their field and use this opportunity to discuss your unique situations.   Webinar Details: Full Abstract: Access to Electronic Information Using Computers for People who are Blind or Visually … Continue reading

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Using Apps in Times of Emergencies

In case you missed it, below is the Pass It On Center article that was featured in the March 2011 Friends of ATIA Newsletter. A priority of the Pass It On Center (PIOC) is making sure that in an emergency, … Continue reading

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AT Position Opening

The Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Stout has a full-time opportunity for an assistive technologist.  A bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy, rehabilitation, engineering or related fields is preferred, as is ATP certification or the ability to sit … Continue reading

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White House Hosts Monthly Disability Call

On Thursday, May 26, the White House held their monthly disability call hosted by Kareem Dale, Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement & Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy.  Guest speakers on this month’s call included … Continue reading

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Dear Colleague Letter from the Department of Education

Dear Colleague Letter from the Department of Education Department Of Education OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY Dear Colleague Letter OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY May 26, 2011 Dear Colleague: As the use of emerging technologies in the classroom increases, schools … Continue reading

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