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Samsung to offer smartphone with accessibility options for disabled - UPI.com

Samsung to offer smartphone with accessibility options for disabled - UPI.com | a11y | Scoop.it
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Samsung to offer smartphone with accessibility options for disabled
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Bill Would Require Instructional Technology to Be Accessible to All – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Bill Would Require Instructional Technology to Be Accessible to All – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | a11y | Scoop.it
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Martyn Cooper's curator insight, March 3, 2014 2:37 AM

Interesting access in HE discussion!

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Camera Lets Blind People Navigate with Gestures | MIT Technology Review

Camera Lets Blind People Navigate with Gestures | MIT Technology Review | a11y | Scoop.it
A wearable depth-sensing camera may soon give sightless people a better way to master their environment.
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BARD App for the Blind | News Releases - Library of Congress

People who are blind, visually impaired or have a physical disability may now download audio and braille books to their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, if they are registered with the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped...
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Global Accessibility Report Initiative project - Mobile Accessibility

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The Global Accessibility Report Initiative (GARI) project, runs by the Mobile Manufacturer's Foru, is designed to help people find devices that address their accessibility needs. 

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BrailleSC | Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities

BrailleSC | Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities | a11y | Scoop.it
In Making the Digital Humanities More Open, MITH will work with BrailleSC to undertake its second stage of development by designing and deploying a WordPress‐based accessibility tool.
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Bring Your Own Policy: Why Accessibility Standards Need to Be Contextually Sensitive

Bring Your Own Policy: Why Accessibility Standards Need to Be Contextually Sensitive | a11y | Scoop.it
The final paper which I've written during my time at UKOLN has just been published in the Ariadne e-journal. In the article on Bring Your Own Policy: Why Accessibility Standards Need to Be Contextu...
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Library Copyright Alliance Releases User Guide to Marrakesh Treaty for Blind | Association of Research Libraries® | ARL®

Library Copyright Alliance Releases User Guide to Marrakesh Treaty for Blind | Association of Research Libraries® | ARL® | a11y | Scoop.it
On June 27, a Diplomatic Conference of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) held in Marrakesh, Morocco, adopted the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise...
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Braille Instruction Receives Boost From Education Department

Braille Instruction Receives Boost From Education Department | a11y | Scoop.it
In a letter to schools, districts and states, the Education Department notes that special education law requires that blind and visually impaired students should be taught Braille unless an IEP team deems such instruction inappropriate.
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CORDIS: Technology Marketplace

CORDIS: Technology Marketplace | a11y | Scoop.it
RT @DigitalAgendaEU: #EU-funded @diegoproject1 puts accessibility at the heart of e-government http://t.co/r4uH4Yqm #CIP #ICT #eGov...
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Web accessibility: 'Voluntary actions are not enough' - New Europe

New EuropeWeb accessibility: 'Voluntary actions are not enough'New EuropeTo tackle this issue, the European Commission will release the European Accessibility Act and a Directive on Web-Accessibility to ensure that all Member States adopt...
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Civil War museum studies severed arm from Antietam

Civil War museum studies severed arm from Antietam | a11y | Scoop.it
Auction Central News is the worldwide leader in auction and collecting news, updated daily from all major sources in the industry.
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New DOT Rules Make Flying Easier for Passengers with Disabilities | Department of Transportation

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Yoga accessible for the blind with new Microsoft Kinect-based program | UW Today

Yoga accessible for the blind with new Microsoft Kinect-based program | UW Today | a11y | Scoop.it
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Four Things All Educators Should Understand About the Dyslexic Brain

Four Things All Educators Should Understand About the Dyslexic Brain | a11y | Scoop.it
What do you think of when you hear the word dyslexic? All too often the reflex reaction is a stream of negative associations -- "slow reader," "under performance," "extra time on exams," "difficulty
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Winnipeg student uses iPad to speak first words

Winnipeg student uses iPad to speak first words | a11y | Scoop.it
Eight months ago, seven-year-old Jade Forscutt couldn’t talk to her classmates at Samuel Burland School.
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Autism in the museum. 3 Ideas for Instant Inclusion.

Autism in the museum. 3 Ideas for Instant Inclusion. | a11y | Scoop.it
Dylan Murphy, 3, plays with a swan at the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia. It was his first trip to a museum that didn't overwhelm him. A clearinghouse of best practices, models, ideas, resourc...
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OpenGlass uses Google Glass to identify objects for the visually impaired (video)

OpenGlass uses Google Glass to identify objects for the visually impaired (video) | a11y | Scoop.it
Dapper Vision's OpenGlass project sees Google Glass' camera as useful for more than just hands-free pictures -- it's a tool for interpreting the world
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Accessibility Metadata Project | A Schema.org Proposal for Accessibility Metadata

Accessibility Metadata Project | A Schema.org Proposal for Accessibility Metadata | a11y | Scoop.it
People, whether student groups or individuals, learn and consume content in different ways.
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Meet Holly Maniatty, the Wu-Tang Clan’s Sign Language Interpreter

Meet Holly Maniatty, the Wu-Tang Clan’s Sign Language Interpreter | a11y | Scoop.it
When Killer Mike took the stage last week at the Bonnaroo music festival, he spotted amid the crowd a white woman rapping along to his lyrics, shaking her body and contorting her face to the beat.
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The National Organization on Disability » Research & Publications » For People with Sensory Disabilities

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WordPress and Accessibility

WordPress and Accessibility, presented at Accessing Higher Ground, November 2012 (RT @joedolson: Finally posted: my slides from Accessing Higher Ground at Slideshare.)...
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Web accessibility: 'Voluntary actions are not enough' | New Europe

Web accessibility: 'Voluntary actions are not enough' | New Europe | a11y | Scoop.it
EU Update: Web accessibility: 'Voluntary actions are not enough' http://t.co/8JXabC8b...
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