PINELLAS PARK, Fla., May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reporter Newsletter is a service of Access Ready Inc. which is an independent, non-profit, cross-disability education and advocacy organization promoting a policy of inclusion and accessibility of information and communications technology (ICT).
For people with disabilities, accessible information and communications technology is a necessity, not a luxury or a convenience, which fosters independence, economic self-sufficiency, and active, meaningful participation in civic life.
In all his 42 years in the Senate, Orrin Hatch's greatest achievement was his last-minute rescue of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Capitol Hill, July 11, 1990 ? The greatest civil rights law since the 1960s was about to die on the floor of the U.S. Senate. There was only one person who could save it ? Republican Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah. But he didn't know how to do it. Read More
HOW STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION EXPLORED BLINDNESS & ACCESSIBILITY WITH GEORDI LAFORGE
Throughout the many additions to the Star Trek universe, one key element remains at its core: a fundamental drive to explore topical difficult subject matters, like racism, sexism, and even fascism, all through futuristic allegory. Star Trek: The Next Generation took these philosophical and ethics based quandaries to the next level, often the subject tackled by the fan favorite Captain Jean-Luc Picard, but one character embodies the idea of striving for a better future unburdened by discrimination...
UNIONS MUST FIGHT FOR DISABLED WORKERS
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AND EEOC WARN AGAINST DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION
Current Legal Actions
AEW FACING LAWSUIT FOR VIOLATING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT Read More
PNC CLASS ACTION ALLEGES WEBSITE NOT ACCESSIBLE TO BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED Read More
UNCOMMON GOODS CLASS ACTION CLAIMS WEBSITE NOT ACCESSIBLE TO BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED Read More
TALBOTS CLASS ACTION CLAIMS WEBSITE NOT ACCESSIBLE TO BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED Read More
MARRIOTT CLASS ACTION CLAIMS WEBSITE NOT ACCESSIBLE TO BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED Read More
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FRESNO COUNTY ELECTION OFFICIALS FOCUSING ON ACCESSIBILITY AND INCLUSIVITY
June 7 primary elections in California are around the corner, and Fresno County is highlighting flexible and convenient options for voters. The California Voters Choice Act modernizes elections by providing more convenience and flexibility to voters. This election model -- which has been in Fresno County for at least four elections now -- allows voters to choose how, when, and where to cast their ballot. This is a big deal for those with disabilities like Sarah Harris, who lost her sight 20 years after a car accident...
BILL TO UPDATE DISABILITY BENEFITS WINS CRUCIAL REPUBLICAN CO-SPONSOR Read More
FLORIDA COLLEGE VALEDICTORIAN WITH NONVERBAL AUTISM DELIVERS MOTIVATIONAL GRADUATION ADDRESS USING A TEXT-TO-SPEECH COMPUTER PROGRAM Read More
DEAF EDUCATION VOTE IS THE LATEST PARENTS' RIGHTS BATTLEGROUND IN L.A. Read More
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ANNOUNCES INTENT TO STRENGTHEN AND PROTECT RIGHTS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES BY AMENDING REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING SECTION 504 Read More
MASTER GENE THAT CAN RESTORE HEARING LOSS DISCOVERED
In a breakthrough, US scientists have discovered a single master gene that programs ear hair cells into either outer or inner ones, overcoming a major hurdle that had prevented the development of these cells to restore hearing. Read More
NEW ALZHEIMER'S TEST COULD DETECT DISEASE EARLY, BE MORE ACCESSIBLE
TOP TECH TIDBITS MAY 12 2022
Top Tech Tidbits. The world's #1 online resource for current news and trends in adaptive technology. Adaptive Technology refers to items that are specifically designed for people with disabilities. Adaptive Technology is a subset of Assistive Technology. Adaptive Technology often refers specifically to electronic and information technology access. Read More
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