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    This fact sheet offers AJCs an “at-a-glance” overview of the tech-related implications of WIOA, and where to find assistance in meeting accessible ICT responsibilities.

    AJCs can use this handy one-pager to reference ICT accessibility best practices related to websites, online systems, and other tools.

    For those who follow the world of web accessibility, this year brought a big development—the first public draft of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (

    People with disabilities are propelling technology to become more accessible—which in turn is driving innovative breakthroughs from both companies and the people with disabilities who work at them.

    Event Date: 
    September 21, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

    Accessibility experts Ted Gies and Jay Nemchik discussed the business significance of VPATs, and their best practices for handling requests.

    As the digital gateway to your company or organization, your company’s website is an ideal place to start when implementing accessible technology practices. But how do you actually get started? In this multi-part series, Gian Wild of AccessibilityOz shares essential tips for ensuring that your eRecruiting materials and other website content are accessible to as many people as possible.

    This short video describes the six phases of the employment lifecycle and the technologies associated with each phase.

    For a detailed list of technologies used by employers and employees to navigate each of these six stages, check out our infographic.

    Event Date: 
    September 12, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

    On June 13, 2017, the Florida Federal District Court ruled that grocery store chain Winn-Dixie had violated Title III of the ADA for denying blind users “full and equal enjoyment” of the Winn-Dixie website.

    This year's USBLN conference focused on “Disability: A Catalyst for Innovation" and showcased accessible technology’s role in fostering business success.

    Event Date: 
    September 20, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

    PEAT Deputy Project Director Corinne Weible will offer a sneak peek of Buy-IT!, a new online tool to help employers and their purchasing staff build accessibility and usability into their information and communication technology (

    While jobs in the technology industry have grown exponentially, they’re not always accessible to  applicants with disabilities—and Ather Sharif is on a mission to change that.

    Event Date: 
    October 19, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

    Mark Penicook explores Capital One’s efforts to integrate accessibility awareness across their internal brand and to establish enterprise-wide accessibility standards and best practices.

    Event Date: 
    October 01, 2017 (All day) to October 31, 2017 (All day)

    ​Technology designed for the widest audience possible simply makes good business sense, because as this year's National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme notes, “Inclusion Drives Innovation.”

    This new video explores the connection between the six phases of employment and where accessible IT comes into play.

    Event Date: 
    November 16, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

    Jessica Miller-Merrell is a technologist who focuses her efforts in human resources, healthcare, and the workplace. In this webinar, she discussed how recruiters and HR leaders can prioritize their digital recruiting options and move these efforts forward by developing smaller initiatives designed to drive change and establish buy-in.

    For this event, participants were eligible to receive HRCI/SHRM credit.

    When it comes to accessibility, VPATs are the most common form of information exchange between vendors and their customers. And at Elsevier, they’ve found that making these reports an organizational priority simply makes good business sense.

    The Paciello Group’s Henny Swan argues that it’s time to shift our thinking away from compliance by recognizing how accessible technology can enable people by design.

    Event Date: 
    January 18, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

    Larry Goldberg of Oath and and Jeff Wieland of Facebook discuss how Teach Access is working with industry, academia, and advocacy groups to expand the quality and quantity of undergraduate programs that teach the fundamentals of accessibility.

    Getting thousands of employees to understand and integrate an accessibility mindset into their day-to-day work is no easy task. At Capital One, the accessibility team has launched a range of creative internal efforts to promote widespread awareness of accessibility standards and best practices.

    Event Date: 
    November 15, 2017 (All day) to December 01, 2017 (All day)

    This year's Federal Interagency Accessibility Forum discussed many important issues around transitioning to the new