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Digital Accessibility in the Age of COVID-19

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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Cooking FOR the Crew with Bob and Stacy

(…more) Originally published as Cooking FOR the Crew with Bob and Stacy at Impossible Dream Catamaran

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Volvo Penta: Our Heroes Yet Again

(…more) Originally published as Volvo Penta: Our Heroes Yet Again at Impossible Dream Catamaran

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100 Miles Offshore: Life on the Gulf Stream

(…more) Originally published as 100 Miles Offshore: Life on the Gulf Stream at Impossible Dream Catamaran

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Bon Voyage: Setting Sail on Our 2020 Voyage of Hope

(…more) Originally published as Bon Voyage: Setting Sail on Our 2020 Voyage of Hope at Impossible Dream Catamaran

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The Accessible “Zoomversity”

Is your virtual training accessible? Many of us, by now, have mastered the art of virtual in-person training (sometimes known as “Zoomversity.”) But now we need to consider—is our virtual training accessible? Can it be used by people who have disabilities, such as those related to vision, hearing, (…more) Originally published as The Accessible “Zoomversity”…

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Accessible Streaming Services with Audio Description for the Visually Impaired

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…

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Elearning & Online Accessibility Tools for Training & HR Leaders

How to engage all your learners when faced with moving training online? Training Managers have a lot to do – especially as you have team members moving to working remote, that were in-office last week. How do you continue to address accessibility for your organization’s training program as (…more) Originally published as Elearning & Online…

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Takeaways from the 2020 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

Last week I was at the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, presenting a workshop (with Jennifer Chadwick of SiteImprove) on accessible elearning (the resources are available on Microassist’s website.) This year’s CSUN was somewhat lightly attended, due to cautions regarding COVID-19 (and I found I needed to leave earlier than (…more) Originally published as Takeaways from the…

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How The Disability Community Can Respond to COVID-19

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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