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NRTC Seeks Assistance with Access Technology Study

The National Research & Training Center on Blindness & Low Vision is recruiting people with blindness or low vision (age 21+) who are working or are interested in working to be part of a 5-year study about access technology (AT) use, particularly in the workplace. (CLICK HERE) to learn more.

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Blinded Veterans Association Presents Braille Flag to Shreveport VA

The Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) will present a Bronze Braille American Flag to the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, Friday, March 26, 11:30 a.m. The media is invited to attend.  Blindness affects 130,428 Veterans throughout the United States. The Shreveport VA supports 500 ArkLATex Veterans enrolled in VA blind and low vision rehabilitation services. The Shreveport VA’s goal is to allow ArkLATex Veterans to live an independent life by offering reading technology, training with new

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NRTC Seeks Assistance with Access Technology Study

The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University is recruiting persons with blindness or low vision (age 21+), who are working or who are interested in working, to be part of a five-year study about access technology (AT) use, particularly in the workplace. Some questions to which the Center seeks answers are: What access technology do you most commonly use? How do you decide whether to use

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Online Dialogue and Public Forum Address Accessibility of Autonomous Vehicles

To promote accessibility for people with disabilities in the design of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs), the United States Access Board has begun hosting “Inclusive Design of Autonomous Vehicles: A Public Dialogue” along with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living, and other federal agencies. The national online dialogue is now open to the public. Interested parties may share their ideas for designing AVs

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National President Zampieri To Outline BVA’s Legislative Priorities

Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) National President Thomas A. Zampieri, Ph.D. will form part of a six-member panel of Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) on Wednesday, March 3, as he summarizes the Association’s priorities for the first session of the 117th Congress. The scheduled 10:00am EST beginning of the hearing, which will be conducted virtually by the House and Senate Committees on Veterans Affairs, will first feature oral testimony from the Disabled American Veterans followed by the

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