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One More Access for All Webinar Scheduled

There is one more Access for All webinar left on the spring schedule. The focus will be on accessible PDF documents. The webinar is scheduled for May 24, 2017 at 1:30 PM.

Opinions on Doctor's Notes in the Reasonable Accommodation Process

Employers can be unsure about how to handle a request for a reasonable accommodation. Human Relations lawyers from California chime in with their views in this article from the Society for Human Resource Management.

Assistive Technology at the Boston Marathon

Popular Science writes about how the use of assistive technology at the Boston Marathon gives us a peak into the future. An excellent read about the reach and impact that assistive technology has.

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.