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  1. SXSW Dewey Winburne Community Service Award Nominations are now open!

    by Divya Mulanjur

    Every year SXSW honors 10 amazing people serving their communities in different ways in honor of SXSW Interactive co-founder, Dewey Winburne. Dewey was one of the original co-founders of the SXSW Interactive Festival, but he was many other things in the Austin community: a family man, a teacher, a visionary, a connector and...

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  2. AccessU 2015: Put People First

    by Divya Mulanjur

    Registration is open for this year’s AccessU themed, ‘Accessibility: Put People First’ at http://do.knowbility.org/v/accessu-registration/. The conference will provide practical resources, encouraging participants to explore various aspects of digital inclusion and master the role-based skills involved in launching successful accessibility initiatives. AccessU is a conference that brings leading experts from around...

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  3. Tommy Edison at AccessU 2015

    by Divya Mulanjur

    Knowbility is excited to welcome Tommy Edison as keynote speaker at AccessU 2015 this May. “Being blind since birth, one of the greatest challenges I faced was accepting that I'm visually impaired.” Tommy told us.  “As I became an adult, I was forced to face my own reality and needed...

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  4. Knowbility at SXSW and CSUN 2015

    by Divya Mulanjur

    SXSW is the largest tech conference in North America; what an outstanding venue to showcase accessibility for all! Knowbility served on the advisory board reviewing panel proposals and on the Dewey Awards nominating committee; Knowbility also had a strong presence at the world’s largest Accessibility meet-up.  What an exciting way...

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  5. Written Testimony to the US Access Board from the California Council of Citizens with Low Vision

    by John Sweet

    Prepared by Wayne E. Dick, PhD Abstract The California Council of Citizens with Low Vision finds the Access Board's decision to include WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA (henceforth WCAG) by reference is admirable to harmonize standards, but inconsistent with the 1973 Rehabilitation Act. By applying 1194.22(d) from the current...

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