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The U.S. Access Board’s Technical Assistance phone number is now 202-272-0080 extension 3.

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Southeast ADA Center Launches Virtual Interview Series: Section 504 at 50

January 09, 2023
Graphic of microphone between two human silhouettes speaking to each other In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Southeast ADA Center has launched a special virtual interview series where the Center speaks with leaders of the disability rights movement. The interview series, including . . .

U.S. Access Board Hires New Accessibility Specialist Cholé Gray

January 05, 2023
Portrait of Cholé Gray The U.S. Access Board has hired Cholé Gray to serve as an Accessibility Specialist in its Office of Technical and Information Services (OTIS). In this role, Gray will provide technical assistance to the public on . . .

U.S. Access Board Seeks Events and Communication Specialist

January 04, 2023
The U.S. Access Board seeks an Events and Communication Specialist to serve in its Office of Executive Director. This Events and Communication Specialist position will be responsible for . . .

U.S. Access Board Senior Accessibility Specialist and Training Coordinator Bill Botten Retires

December 30, 2022
Portrait of Bill Botten Bill Botten, the U.S. Access Board’s Senior Accessibility Specialist and Training Coordinator, retired from federal service today. A Board employee for 22 years, Botten contributed in many ways to the mission and vision of the agency, from . . .

NIBIB’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Tech Program Issues Best Practices for the Design of Accessible COVID-19 Home Test Kits

December 20, 2022
RADx logo is two interlocking arrows with four dots surrounding them on all sides to represent a group of people.   The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx®) Tech program has released Best Practices for the Design of Accessible COVID-19 Home Tests, a document with recommendations for developers and manufacturers of diagnostic tech to make at-home COVID-19 test kits accessible to people with disabilities. The document covers topics on accessible packaging and instructions of test kits, including . . .

U.S. Access Board Seeks Support Services Specialist

December 08, 2022
The U.S. Access Board seeks a Support Services Specialist to serve in its Office of Administrative Services. This position will be responsible for managing . . .

U.S. Access Board Meeting and Webcast

December 08, 2022
All are welcome to attend the next meeting of the U.S. Access Board, which will be open to the public and take place virtually on January 11 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (ET). The agenda for the meeting includes . . .

National Council on Disability Invites Public Comment at Quarterly Council Meeting in December

December 06, 2022
All are welcome to attend the National Council on Disability’s (NCD) next quarterly Council Meeting that will be held virtually on Thursday, December 8 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. (ET). The agenda includes welcome remarks and introductions, welcoming new Council Members and . . .

U.S. Access Board Commemorates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 03, 2022
The U.S. Access Board commemorates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), as observed on December 3. The annual observance of IDPD was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. IDPD aims to . . .

U.S. General Services Administration Launches “Access for All” Student Design Competition

December 01, 2022
U.S. General Services Administration logo The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and Challenge.Gov have launched Access for All, a student design competition for barrier-free spaces in federal buildings. GSA invites students in architecture and design programs to apply universal design ideas to reimagine a federal workspace that provides an accessible, barrier-free, and all-inclusive experience. . . .

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