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SHARED ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCES@CUNY

CUNY LEADS

CUNY LEADS is a program established to facilitate the successful academic and career outcomes for students with disabilities who are enrolled in CUNY programs.

Link: http://www2.cuny.edu/current-students/student-affairs/student-services/disability/cuny-leads/about/

CUNY Assistive Technology Services (CATS)

CUNY Assistive Technology Services (CATS) is a team of assistive technology specialists that provide training and support on the latest technologies that assist CUNY students with disabilities. Our goal is to stay on the forefront of assistive technology and provide support for those technologies used by students with disabilities who attend various CUNY campuses.

Link: http://cats.cuny.edu/

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Mission-driven designers who are looking to have as much impact as possible in the lives of the poor. It starts with getting to know the people we’re designing for. Without them, we wouldn’t know what to design, how it should work, or why it matters. From there we build, test, and iterate until we get it right.  READ MORE

Ability Project

The Ability Project is an interdisciplinary research space dedicated to the intersection between disability and technology.

Link: http://ability.nyu.edu/

Update of the Section 508 Standards and Section 255 Guidelines for Information and Communication Technology

On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Access Board published a final rule updating accessibility requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Communications Act. This document provides an overview of the rule and highlights substantive changes to the ICT requirements. The preamble to the final rule discusses the requirements in greater detail. READ MORE

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