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May 27, 2020 2:55:00 PM

COVID-19 RESPONSES STILL OUT OF REACH FOR THE DISABLED

By Walter Arnold, COO All 50 states are doing some form of reopening.  They are easing restrictions so businesses can reopen safely, customers have confidence to shop, but all will still need to...
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May 20, 2020 2:20:00 PM

A Lesser Known Impact of COVID-19: People with Disabilities May Be Denied Access to Online Resources

By Amihai Miron, CEO User1st The digital transformation accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic shines a spotlight on the inability of websites and other media to provide people with disabilities access...

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May 4, 2020 2:18:00 PM

Online Groceries: A Convenience to an Obstacle

WASHINGTON (May 4, 2020) - Online shopping, once thought of as a convenience, has become an essential service for many but it may be presenting more obstacles than solutions.  In some cases, online...
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Apr 21, 2020 2:15:00 PM

Leashes of Valor & User1st to Provide Digital Accessibility to Veterans

[ April 21, 2020] – Leashes of Valor (LOV), a national nonprofit dedicated to providing every post 9/11 veteran with PTSD or TBI with a highly-trained service dog, announces its partnership...
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Apr 15, 2020 2:15:00 PM

The Need for Accessible Remote Health Services During the Pandemic

WASHINGTON (April 15, 2020) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently made available $200 million to support health care providers in purchasing telehealth services and devices to...