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Resources for More Information
If you are interested in additional information about disabilities and assistive
technology products, we recommend the following resources and conferences:
Assistive Technology Industry
Association (ATIA), is a not-for-profit membership group of organizations that
manufacture or sell technology-based assistive devices for people with disabilities,
or provide services associated with or required by people with disabilities.
Business Leadership Network
(BLN), is an employer-led venture of the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability
Employment Policy, that promotes best practices to enhance employment opportunities
for candidates with disabilities. The BLN provides resources and information to
employers committed to the best disability employment practices, accessible products,
and exceptional service to customers with disabilities. Local BLN membership chapters
offer opportunities to network and local events.
Equal Access to Software and Information
(EASI), has extensive courseware and training for IT professionals who need to learn
more about accessible technology.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN), represents the most comprehensive resource
for job accommodations available, enhancing the job opportunities of people with
disabilities by providing information on job accommodations since 1984. In 1991,
JAN expanded to provide information on the Americans with Disabilities Act. JAN
provides an international toll-free consulting service that provides information
about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities.
Microsoft Developer Network, Accessible Technology, provides resources for
developers on how to create accessible technology.
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