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Oklahoma ABLE Tech Presents: TechAccessOK 2017

Oklahoma ABLE Tech is thrilled to announce TechAccessOK 2017, October 16-17, 2017 at the Reed Conference Center in Midwest City! TechAccessOK brings web and technology accessibility experts from around the state and the nation to Oklahoma to share their knowledge. Details about TechAccessOK are available, including the preliminary conference program, registration information and venue specifics. 

Thank you to our TechAccessOK sponsors: The Oklahoma State Department of Education, the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, iPro Oklahoma, SiteImprove and the Southwest ADA Center!

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to learn more about accessible information and communication technology!

PEAT Works Social Media Tips

Social media tools like Facebook and Twitter are a great way to engage Job Seekers. But, did you know that there are ways to make your social media use more inclusive of Job Seekers with disabilities? PEAT Works, funded by the US Department of Labor, has some excellent tips to help make your social media more accessible.

More Employers Discover Benefits of Hiring Job Seekers with Disabilities

From north of the border, Niagra area employers focus on hiring Job Seekers with disabilities and find out what other employers already know: it just makes sense. Read about one employer's experience.

About Oklahoma ABLE Tech

Oklahoma ABLE Tech is a federally funded Assistive Technology Act Program serving Oklahoma. ABLE Tech provides training and technical assistance to Oklahoma state agencies, higher education, and CareerTech to help ensure that Oklahomans have full access to services, education, and employment opportunities.  ABLE Tech’s role includes collaboration with the Office of Management and Enterprise Services to assist with the oversight and implementation of Oklahoma’s Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility law and standards. Learn more about the Workforce System training and technical assistance on the Oklahoma ABLE Tech website.

About the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services

The Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) expands opportunities for employment, independent life and economic self-sufficiency by helping Oklahomans with disabilities bridge barriers to success in the workplace, school and at home.   DRS partners with numerous state groups, organizations and employers to provide Oklahomans with disabilities enhanced services. DRS is committed to Access for All in overcoming barriers to employment and services for consumers with disabilities statewide.