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Seattle Settles Lawsuit Over Ed-Tech Accessibility - On Special Education - Education Week

Seattle Settles Lawsuit Over Ed-Tech Accessibility - On Special Education - Education Week | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
The National Federation of the Blind, a co-plaintiff in the lawsuit, says the agreement to make the Seattle district's online materials accessible is a "model for the nation."
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Call for Papers | Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health

Call for Papers by Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health! Caring for Older Adults http://t.co/J5bAqrl5uB @DMPHSociety
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Access and Functional Needs Specialist (Emergency Management Specialist II)

FAIRFAX (EJ11), VA Access and Functional Needs Specialist (Emergency Management Specialist II) http://t.co/CcXPdRGuIU @GovernmentJobs
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Accessibility Exercise for INST 631

Short video of me trying to navigate my university website with Text-to-speech navigator to understand the accessibility of the website.
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Apple and accessibility: Helping students with dyslexia | iMore

Apple and accessibility: Helping students with dyslexia | iMore | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
Many developers and organizations including Apple have done a tremendous job of integrating accessibility features into their apps and services, opening up a world of possibilities for people with disabilities.
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Maranao's torogan a good example of disaster-resilient house - Minda News

Maranao's torogan a good example of disaster-resilient house - Minda News | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
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Maranao's torogan a good example of disaster-resilient house
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“The torogan has remarkable disaster-resilient features that can be potentially relevant to the community today,” said architect Gloryrose Dy.
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White Coat & Co.: International Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

White Coat & Co.: International Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
International Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine http://t.co/m3ev5y5eEm #Disaster #Emergency #Emergencia #WhiteCoatandCo
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Assessing the Accessibility of Your Workplace Technology—A TechCheck Walkthrough | Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)

Assessing the Accessibility of Your Workplace Technology—A TechCheck Walkthrough | Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
If you're an employer about to take a leap into an accessible workplace technology effort, you might be wondering where to begin. Join Jim Tobias for a hands-on walkthrough of TechCheck.
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Disaster Medicine Review | EmergencyPedia

Disaster Medicine Review | EmergencyPedia | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
Disaster Medicine The Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) are organising an upcoming education event on "Disaster Medicine" presented by Dr Kavita Varshney This EMIG Event will be on the 24th of July at 4.30pm ...
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IBM opening two state-of-the-art disaster recovery/resiliency centers | Network World

IBM opening two state-of-the-art disaster recovery/resiliency centers | Network World | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
IBM is about to cut the ribbon officially opening two new state-of-the-art data centers intended to provide disaster recovery and resiliency services, one in the Raleigh, N.C., area and other in Mumbai, India.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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New Disaster Resilient Interoperable Communications Solution Ensures Inter ... - Business Wire (press release)

New Disaster Resilient Interoperable Communications Solution Ensures Inter ... - Business Wire (press release) | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
Mutualink, Inc. and IP Access International announced a new disaster resilient emergency communications solution for public safety and critical infras
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2013 Hurricane Workshop - Panel on Preparedness for Persons with Access and Functional Needs

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Medicine in a Disaster Area

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Opinion from JAMA Internal Medicine — Medicine in a Disaster Area — Lessons From the 2015 Earthquake in Nepal
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Just In Time Disaster Training - Hurricane Preparedness - Individuals with Functional and Access Needs | Projects | Disaster Resistant Communities Group

Just In Time Disaster Training - Hurricane Preparedness - Individuals with Functional and Access Needs | Projects | Disaster Resistant Communities Group | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
Disaster Resistant Communities Group - Tabletop Exercise - Functional Exercise - Full-Scale Exercise - Drill - Local Mitigation Strategy - Local Mitigation Plan - Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan - Active Shooter Exercise - Hurricane Exercise - Recovery...
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Seattle 2015 Wheelchair Accessibility Overview

Check out my video reviews of wheelchair accessible hotels, restaurants and attractions in the Seattle area. Please visit us online at www.wheelchairjimmy.com.
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Great idea. This is one way to also test shelter's and other evacuation plans for individuals with mobility and other disabilities.

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Disability groups concerned about city's accessibility

Disability groups are calling for an investment from the council, to help make the city more accessible. They're concerned about access to public buildings, and ...
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Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliency

This briefing provides a quarterly update on the U.S. Housing Market Conditions and a policy discussion on the community disaster recovery and resilience.
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Dubuque competing for disaster resiliency funds - kwwl.com

Dubuque competing for disaster resiliency funds - kwwl.com | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
The City of Dubuque is competing for a share of a $1 billion pie that would help them rebuild after the floods of 2011 and increase their resilience to future disasters.
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Video Moving Beyond Disability To Accessibility

Is our built environment and public transport infrastructure accessible for all? If not, see the video what we can all do together to create universal accessible ...
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Pilcher Park plans under review amid accessibility concerns - The Herald-News

Pilcher Park plans under review amid accessibility concerns - The Herald-News | Social Vulnerable Populations | Scoop.it
Pilcher Park plans under review amid accessibility concerns
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John McGovern, president of Recreation Accessibility Consultants LLC, said park staff has asked that his organization review the plans.
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Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health

A National Library of Medicine guide to disaster and public health preparedness literature and related information freely available on the Internet.

Via Eugene Rothman
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Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health

A National Library of Medicine guide to disaster and public health preparedness literature and related information freely available on the Internet.

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Emergency Response for People Who Have Access and Functional Needs: A Guide for First Responders


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Mea Allen's curator insight, April 2, 2013 10:54 AM

Video, flipbook, and other resources on access and functional needs. Good for training and response.

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Emergency Response for People Who Have Access and Functional Needs: A Guide for First Responders


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