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Translating Conversations for People with Hearing Impairments: Speech to Text

Those that are deaf or hearing impaired want automatic speech to text but the technology is not there yet.

The Accessible Technology Coalition gets a lot of questions such as these:

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A Personal Look at Accessibility in Higher Education


This video highlights the experiences of students and faculty with disabilities in higher education.

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Archived Webinar: Making Social Media More Accessible: What You Can Do Today

DigitalGov University webinar from 12/20012: Have you ever observed how people with disabilities are experiencing your content on social media? Is someone who uses a screen reader or other assistive technology able to understand your content on Twitter or Facebook?

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YouTube Adds More Captioning Support

FCC regulations have gone into effect in 2013, requiring programs that were broadcast on TV after 9/30/12 to have clossed captions if uploaded to YouTube or other internet sites. (There are some exceptions; it has to be posted basically as broadcast.

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Amara Universal Subtitles Links to YouTube in a New Way

Amara has announced that you can now sync subtitles in the Universal Subtitles.org site to your personal YouTube account for free. This means Amara will:

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Assistive Technology for Infants and Toddlers


A training presented on Thursday, January 19, 2012 by Debbie Drennan and Janet Nunez, Parents Helping Parents iTECH Center is called "From Velcro to…. Assistive Technology for Ages 0-5: Exploring the Potential"  Assistive technology (AT) can do much to support diverse learners in the areas of communication, behavior, play and learning.

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