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Georgia Tech is interested in learning more about the presentation of Universal Design in university-level design courses.  We are currently surveying instructors who teach design-related courses.

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August 2014 — The 2015 International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN) announced a call for papers to be considered for inclusion in the third volume of the Journal o

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August 2014 - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a press release August 8, 2014 establishing compliance deadlines for text-to-911 services.

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August 2014 – Anvato, provider of the leading video platform and multi-device player TV Everywhere, announced that their turnkey vid

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Wireless RERC News, Apps, Assistive Technology

The Shepherd Center and the Wireless RERC have been awarded the Google Glass Accessibility Grant to develop an application to assist individuals who experience brain injury-related memory loss.

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Assistive Technology, Regulatory

August 2014 – The Federal Communications Commission released a public notice informing citizens of an adopted order requiring closed captioning of internet video clips [MB Docket No.

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August 2014 – In preparation of the 2014 Congressional Elections, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is compelling states to make online ballot-marking systems accessible to voters with dis

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Wireless RERC News, Apps, Assistive Technology

Featured in this month’s Special Needs App Review, the Smart Steps mobile app helps to support users with cognitive challenges through guided decision making and individualized feedback.

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July 2014 – Google Vice President, Vint Cerf, encourages academic faculty focus on accessibility when proposing research for Google’s Faculty Research Award.

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July 2014 — In honor of World Cerebral Palsy Day, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) has announced the Change My World in One Minute Contest.

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The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies is sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) of the U.S. Department of Education under grant number H133E110002. The opinions contained in this website are those of the Wireless RERC and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Education or NIDRR.