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2013-12-06 12:28:38

Learn JavaScript Accessibility with jQuery and Deque in the new year! WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After our overwhelmingly successful JavaScript Accessibility Summit in October, Deque is proud to partner once again with jQuery to make the web more accessible. jQuery, a feature-rich JavaScript library, offers developers a fast and versatile way to create dynamic web pages. Deque is now the official accessibility partner for jQuery, with the goal to equip jQuery developers and...

2013-11-05 23:01:45

Small, portable technology is giving those with autism greater freedom and independence, according to two American Institutes for Research (AIR) experts who contributed the opening chapter for the newly published book, “Technology Tools for Students with Autism.” Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Small, portable technology is giving those with autism greater freedom and independence, according to two American Institutes for Research (AIR) experts who contributed the opening...

2013-10-20 23:02:21

With a tremendously positive impact on the lives of visually impaired and learning disabled users of every age, HumanWare has been winning awards for their assistive product designs ever since its inception. From advanced braille devices to electronic magnifiers to digital talking book players and beyond, the products from HumanWare help users with visual and learning disabilities to live more independently and to compete more equitably in today's world. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October...

2013-10-01 16:27:18

Award winning community collaboration matches IT professionals, advocacy and arts organizations, and web accessibility experts to build a fully inclusive Web. AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Knowbility, an Austin-based nonprofit organization that advocates for equal access to communications technology for people with disabilities, announced today that their award-winning, 15(th) annual Accessibility Internet Rally (AIR) Program, now called OpenAIR, has become a global...

2013-09-05 23:19:31

New release offers industry-leading user interface (UI) and enhanced reporting structure. McLean, VA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 SSB BART Group is pleased to announce the release of Accessibility Management Platform (AMP) Summer 2013. AMP Summer 2013 provides a new and improved user interface (UI) featuring design innovations and functionality upgrades that enhance the overall usability, efficiency and aesthetics of the platform. Highlights of the new version include: A Fresh Look and...

2013-08-07 12:29:50

ROYALSTON, Massachusetts, August 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WizIQ announced the upgraded version of its Virtual Classroom [http://www.wiziq.com/Virtual_Classroom.aspx ] to make it compliant with the Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act. This optimization has been done to ensure accessibility of the WizIQ Virtual Classroom for people with disabilities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130702/625951 ) Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act defines a...

2013-07-01 23:22:00

Move is in response to stronger federal government interest in Ephesoft. Laguna Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Ephesoft Inc., the leader in providing advanced cloud-ready capture solutions, announced today that its commitment to a stronger presence in the Federal Government capture ecosystem encouraged it to further research and pursue completion of the Section 508 requirements. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that federal agencies make their electronic and information...

2013-06-27 08:30:52

Broad-based Initiative Praised by Blind Community Leaders NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced its ongoing initiative to make its websites, mobile applications and print information more accessible and inclusive for its members and subscribers with visual impairments. The efforts were praised by blind community leaders. Weight Watchers has adopted the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0 level AA...

2013-05-29 04:21:17

Leading Not-for-Profit in Product Philanthropy Partners with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to Provide Disability Friendly Communications Platform TORONTO, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Good360 today announced it has joined a coalition of leading brands seeking to reach more people with disabilities, led by eSSENTIAL Accessibility. As part of its efforts, Good360 is hosting an assistive technology application on its website, good360.org, and launched a branded communications channel to...

2013-05-20 23:23:26

A coalition of communications advocates visited The Clare senior living community in Chicago to learn about how residents are using mobile technologies including smartphones and tablets. Their use of technology was documented to presented to Illinois State Legislators in order to promote the importance of technology to different demographics. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 A coalition of communications advocates visited The Clare senior living community in Chicago to learn about how...