eNews · March 2019
The year 2018 closed with the passage of the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA). The new law promises to make federal websites more accessible, mobile friendly, and secure.
The Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University is conducting a survey to examine considerations for workplace technology use by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The deadline is June 30.
These awards aim to recognize the best information and communication technology (ICT) initiatives and actions to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities. Nominations are due March 15. Award categories include:
- Service or product (€5,000 | $5,696)
- Person, company, and organization (€5,000 | $5,696)
- Entrepreneurial project (€20,000 | $22,781)
Save the Date
March 11-15, Anaheim, CA CONFERENCE
PEAT will present 2 sessions at CSUN19: “PEATworks.org: Accessibility Staff Training Resources for Employees” (Friday, 3/15 at 1:20 pm PT) and “Closing the Accessible Technology Skills Gap” (Friday, 3/15 at 2:20 pm PT).
The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) is a multi-faceted initiative promoting the employment, retention, and career advancement of people with disabilities through the development, adoption, and promotion of accessible technology. To learn more, visit www.PEATworks.org.
PEAT Co-Director Josh Christianson recaps this year’s trade show from an accessibility perspective, highlighting how next-generation technology can transform the workforce and make it more inclusive for people with disabilities.