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Register Today for Build Boston and Learn about New Accessible Design Standards

Build Boston is the annual trade show and conference for the design and construction industry. It is taking place November 16-18th at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. Discounts on session and free access to the exhibit hall are … Continue reading

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UD/AT Expo and Conference A Success!

Karen’s Expo News and Highlights The Universal Design and Assistive Technology Expo and Conference: Products and Technologies That Change People’s Lives held on September 26th was a success!  Over 1,000 people attended the expo to see the products, technologies and … Continue reading

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Events Announced for Universal Design and Assistive Technology Awareness Month!

On August 24th, Gov. Deval Patrick proclaimed this September Universal Design and Assistive Technology Awareness month. The proclamation recognizes the vital role well-designed products, systems, and environments are now playing to expand the capabilities of individuals with functional limitations across … Continue reading

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AT/UD Conference September 23, 2011

Over the past twenty-five years people have seen the advent of technology–everything from computers that speak to people who are blind, lifts on vans and automatic door openers for people who use wheeled mobility, and other devices that simplify life … 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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Change People’s Lives: The Design Competition

Announcing a great opportunity for designers and design students interested in products that minimize physical or cognitive limitations and facilitate living fully! The Goal: To design a new product or technology, either a product for the general market that works … 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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Public Hearing on Bills for Hearing Aids and Large Print Labels

Date:   June 28, 2011 Time:   1 PM Room:  BI, State House  The Joint Committee on Financial Services will hold a public hearing on the following bills: 1.  SB429 – An Act providing health care coverage for hearing aids.  Sponsored by … 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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