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“They kicked me off the plantation, they set me free. It’s the best thing that could happen. Now I can work for my people.” – Fannie Lou Hamer
September 11, 2020
What does it mean to be free? Freedom means …
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Digital accessibility is more important than ever with 7 in 10 adults at least partly working remotely during May. Check out AAPD’s new guide to Digital Accessibility in the Age of COVID-19 for a short primer on steps to take to ensure your social media, website, documents, and more are accessible!
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By Robert Kingett As more people turn to online streaming to get their content, it can be difficult for a visually impaired person to know what accessible options are out there. It can be equally as frustrating trying to judge the quality of these services. This mini guide provides a general overview of the accessibility…Read More
Ensuring People with Disabilities Can Access Prescription Drugs During the Current Crisis
March 13, 2020
Many people with disabilities are at increased risk of
serious or fatal complications from COVID-19 (coronavirus). In an active
community outbreak, the safest option may …
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Do you think New York City can be the most accessible city in the world? That’s Victor Calise’s goal. He’s the Commissioner for the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, and Jay spoke with him about how his disability catapulted him into his professional journey. They discussed what accessibility on a broad scale means, and how his office is tackling big-picture accessibility issues in the city such as disability employment, accessible transportation and accessible technology.
To find out more about what NYC is doing on accessibility, you can visit http://www.nyc.gov/disability.
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