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In this Issue
*Campus Group Works to Enhance Statewide Instructional Accessibility Goals
*January 2016 Accessibility Requirements Need Attention Now
*Should the Wynne Government Create a Private Accessibility Certification Process?
*Blind Girl, Seven, Banned From Using White Stick at School as it is Health and Safety Risk
*U.S. Department of Justice Further Delays ADA Title III Rulemaking on Website Accessibility
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Campus Group Works to Enhance Statewide Instructional Accessibility Goals
The University of Tennessee(UT) System recently adopted a policy that reiterates its commitment to providing and supporting a teaching and learning environment that is accessible to all.
January 2016 Accessibility Requirements Need Attention Now
If your organization operates in Ontario, you know about the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and its five broad standards, but are you ready for the new requirements in effect January 1?
Should the Wynne Government Create a Private Accessibility Certification Process?
Send Feedback on Our Draft Response Demonstrating Its Serious Problems Better for the Government to Keep Unkept Promise to Effectively Enforce the AODA
Blind Girl, Seven, Banned From Using White Stick at School as it is Health and Safety Risk
Bristol primary school says seven-year-old pupil can no longer use her walking cane because it could trip up teachers and other children
U.S. Department of Justice Further Delays ADA Title III Rulemaking on Website Accessibility
On Nov. 19, the federal government released its Fall Semiannual Regulatory Agenda. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has moved its anticipated rulemaking regarding website accessibility under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which pertains to places of public accommodation, to the long-term action list.
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