Accessibility in the News – January 2015

Here is a roundup of some accessibility stories in the news this month.

  • In British Columbia, the Telemark Nordic Club was awarded a federal enabling accessibility grant to help fund an upgrade to the ski lodge. The lodge will soon be wheelchair accessible and sit-ski/sled accessible.
  • At UC Davis, the Student Disability Center is providing unique options for learning with technology, through the use of tools such as the Echo SmartPen, Livescribe Paper, and other devices.
  • In Queensland, Australia, a new computer system that allows voters who are blind or have low vision to vote independently and in secret is being launched for the 2015 elections.

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