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  1. AIR Austin kicks off!

    by Desiree

    Last Thursday October 2, the count-down to rally day has officially begun!  We are as always very excited for this event!  Rally day will be on Saturday October 18.  We would like to take a moment to wish all participating teams the best of luck! If you would like to...

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  2. Next year brings changes for people with disabilities.

    by Desiree

    On September 25, President Bush signed The ADA Amendments Act of 2008, which will take effect in January of next year.  Much of this amendment has to do with discrimination against not only those with obvious disabilities, but also those whose disability may not be easily seen.  It provides broad...

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  3. Apple takes Giant steps toward Accessibility

    by Desiree

    You may remember my blog some months ago regarding iPods and some of the barriers I mentioned with Apple’s ITunes, and with the iPod itself.  ITunes was virtually not accessible on its own, and a jaws user would have to purchase and use scripts to get the software to function...

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  4. Update on UT's shutdown of Accessibility Institute

    The Provost Office at the University of Texas continues to send form letters to the hundreds of people who have written in protest of their decision to shut down the Accessibility Institute.   Their boilerplate gives lip services to their admiration for the work of John Slatin and invariably ends...

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  5. Will UT close accessibility doors?

    by Desiree

    Last week, the University of Texas at Austin announced that they intended to close the Accessibility Institute, founded by Dr. John Slattin!  This came as a big surprise to people both in the local community and many world-wide as well.  The University of Texas has always been a leader in...

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