Deque Systems Sponsors National Federation for the Blind Convention

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Deque Systems is proud to be an Accessibility Champion sponsor of the 2014 National Federation of the Blind Convention, held in Orlando Florida from July 1-6. This will be the 74th annual convention for NFB, which is the oldest and largest organization of blind and low-vision people in the United States. At the convention, Deque will be promoting and teaching NFB attendees about  Fix the Web and… Continue Reading Deque Systems Sponsors National Federation for the Blind Convention

Higher Ed Technology Bill Would Decrease Barriers

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The National Federation for the Blind are leading an effort to pass national accessibility standards for higher education technology. Currently students with vision impairments are responsible for securing their own assistive devices, and these new regulations would help  make all required technology accessible to all students. Inaccessible Technology Puts Students at a Disadvantage According to a recent USA Today article, over 63,000 of current college… Continue Reading Higher Ed Technology Bill Would Decrease Barriers

Monster.com to be the First Fully Accessible Site in the Job Search Industry

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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. Monster Worldwide CIO, Mark Conway stated: "Over the past year the team at Monster has been working closely with teams from… Continue Reading Monster.com to be the First Fully Accessible Site in the Job Search Industry