Evidence shows that broadband usage can create significant economic benefits for those who adopt it, and conversely, it can create significant economic disadvantages for those who don’t. Internet access could make the difference between those who succeed and those who do not. That makes the findings of a 2011 study by the U.S. Department of Commerce so alarming: “Americans with disabilities …Read More »
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Since 1974, Computer Technologies Program has provided over one million hours of training and support for thousands of people with disabilities taking steps toward their career goals. We work hand-in-hand with the Department of Rehabilitation so there is no cost for our program’s participants and they have access to a wide range of support services.
En-Vision America, along with the Walmart Mail Order Pharmacy, is conducting a pilot program called ScripTalk that offers talking prescription labels for the visually impaired. All the usual prescription label information is encoded into a special ScripTalk label which can be read by a small device called a ScripTalk station. Just press a button and all the label information is spoken by a pleasant, …Read More »
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced it is recruiting people with disabilities for it’s many open positions nationwide. That’s right, you don’t have to live in or near Washington, DC, to work for the DOL; they have offices in many areas of the country. To explore their job openings, go here. To find out how to apply, go here.Read More »
Want to do your bit to improve transit for people with disabilities? The Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) would love to have you participate in their study. It doesn’t take long, and you can do it online from the convenience of your home. Here’s an excerpt from their webpage describing the project: (DREDF) is conducting research on what factors …Read More »
Come and celebrate the Grand Opening of THE SHOP at the Center for Independent Living on May 4 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm with demonstrations of assistive technology, information about The Shop, refreshments, and door prizes. The Shop provides wheelchair repairs and distributes donated assistive technologies and durable medical equipment. They also provide information about assistive technology and referrals. The Shop is located at 2539 …Read More »