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Stella Young's letter to herself at 80 years old

Stella Young's letter to herself at 80 years old | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
I learned the truth at 17. That I was not wrong for the world I live in, writes Stella Young.
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Promoting Accessibility in the Context of 21st-Century Higher Education | EDUCAUSE

Promoting Accessibility in the Context of 21st-Century Higher Education | EDUCAUSE | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
When it comes to digital education, how can postsecondary leaders ensure a more inclusive and accessible experience for all students?
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Hawking: Did he change views on disability?

Hawking: Did he change views on disability? | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
"I think he's done more than anyone else," says a former student.
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Accessibility Explained - YouTube

Does your digital learning provide an engaging accessible experience or are you just meeting the standard?
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MS Office 365 accessibility checker - Word and PowerPoint - Tweet from @standouted

Microsoft  Office 365 Word & PowerPoint has a built in accessibility checker.
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NSW could lead the way in educating students with a disability

NSW could lead the way in educating students with a disability | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Other states have had recent smaller inquiries, but the NSW inquiry into the education of children with a disability was across all systems, and could lead best practice nationally.
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Creating a Dysgraphia-Friendly Classroom | Edutopia

Creating a Dysgraphia-Friendly Classroom | Edutopia | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Six ways to support students with dysgraphia—a learning difference that affects a person’s ability to produce written work.
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How new technology is turning glasses into minicomputers

How new technology is turning glasses into minicomputers | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Canberra's Roy Daniell was just 10 years old when he was diagnosed with rod-cone dystrophy
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Opinion | In My Chronic Illness, I Found a Deeper Meaning

Opinion | In My Chronic Illness, I Found a Deeper Meaning | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Being sick has been a long, slow detox from capitalist culture and its mandate that we never rest.
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Randolph Bourne's 1911 essay on disability shocked society. But what's changed since?

Randolph Bourne's 1911 essay on disability shocked society. But what's changed since? | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
The American intellectual’s controversial account, The Handicapped - By One of Them, still resonates today. It also begs the question: what progress has been made since his death 100 years ago?
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Train app could help disabled travellers

Train app could help disabled travellers | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
A new app could help wheelchair users get help at railway stations and better access to trains.
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Opinion | Designing for Access

Opinion | Designing for Access | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
A new exhibition shows how design and technology can transform lives. But bringing empathy to the marketplace is a challenge.
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How a Blind Student Who Felt Locked Out of STEM Classes Challenged—and Changed—Her University - EdSurge News

How a Blind Student Who Felt Locked Out of STEM Classes Challenged—and Changed—Her University - EdSurge News | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Students who are blind rarely major in math or science, and Emily Schlenker understands why, from personal experience.A pre-med major at Wichita Stat
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Opinion | I Use a Wheelchair. And Yes, I’m Your Doctor.

Opinion | I Use a Wheelchair. And Yes, I’m Your Doctor. | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Most people see me as someone who needs healing, not someone who can heal.
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The technology that gave Stephen Hawking a voice should be accessible to all who need it

The technology that gave Stephen Hawking a voice should be accessible to all who need it | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Hawking's life embodied what it means to have access to the human right of communication through communication technology.

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When Accessibility Doesn't Make It into the EDUCAUSE Top 10: Turn It Up to 11 | EDUCAUSE

As national-level conversations continue to take shape around supporting accessibility and sharing resources, community colleges must be included: the
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5 Tips for Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning | EDUCAUSE

5 Tips for Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning | EDUCAUSE | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
There are many ways to apply accessibility and universal design principles to improve learning experiences for all.
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Why all jobs aren’t equal for people with disabilities | Pursuit by The University of Melbourne

Why all jobs aren’t equal for people with disabilities | Pursuit by The University of Melbourne | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
University of Melbourne research has found that people with disability are more likely to experience low-quality jobs, seriously impacting their mental health.
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How work requirements for Medicaid hurt people with ‘invisible’ disabilities

How work requirements for Medicaid hurt people with ‘invisible’ disabilities | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
"Able-bodied” doesn't always mean “able to work.”
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ADA Compliance for Online Course Design

ADA Compliance for Online Course Design | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Lessons learned from campuses nationwide have informed an approach to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act during the process of online

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Disabilities are not always obvious. Don't judge us without knowing the full story | Nia Sims

Disabilities are not always obvious. Don't judge us without knowing the full story | Nia Sims | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
In any public place, it may surprise you to look around and consider that one in five people have a disability. Many engage less with society than they would like
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For some receiving disability benefits, the desire to work will never cease

For some receiving disability benefits, the desire to work will never cease | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
For some receiving disability benefits, the desire to work will never cease
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Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 covers a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible. Following these guidelines will make content accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities, including blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, learning disabilities, cognitive limitations, limited movement, speech disabilities, photosensitivity and combinations of these. Following these guidelines will also often make your Web content more usable to users in general.
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Opinion | Are You Old? Infirm? Then Kindly Disappear

Opinion | Are You Old? Infirm? Then Kindly Disappear | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Nancy Root opened my eyes to the dismissive way we treat too many people. Maybe she can open yours.

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Landmark College offers model for institutions and instructors hoping to reach students of all learning abilities

Landmark College offers model for institutions and instructors hoping to reach students of all learning abilities | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
A small institution in Vermont caters to students with disabilities by letting them choose the technology that suits their needs.
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'It feels amazing': Amanda takes a long-awaited dip at St Kilda Beach thanks to floating wheelchair

'It feels amazing': Amanda takes a long-awaited dip at St Kilda Beach thanks to floating wheelchair | Educational eAccessibility | Scoop.it
Splashing in the waves at St Kilda foreshore is a quintessentially Melbourne activity. For Amanda Lawrie-Jones, however, today was the first time in 11 year
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