I started at Deque in June of 2011. As of July 2011 I have been the embedded Accessibility Expert at the US Department of Education where I help the department comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
The FDA has approved an artificial retina, which will give people with certain types of blindness the ability to see things such as traffic on the street, crosswalks, and even large letters and numbers.
Next Tuesday from 5-6pm EST is our February #a11ychat! Our topic this month is the CSUN Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference at the end of the month in San Diego, CA
On January 30th, representatives from Monster.com, the National Federation of the Blind, the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, and the Massachusetts Attorney General gave a press conference announcing that Monster.com has partnered with the NFB to become the first company in the job search industry to provide fully accessible content.
On January 24th the office of the President released a memorandum stating that: "The Administration is committed to increasing transparency and improving access to government information and data for all people.
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