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Electronic & Information Technology
- AccessGA Project
Accessible information and communication technology technical assistance is offered to state agencies through the AccessGA Initiative. AccessGA is a pilot initiative of the Georgia State ADA Coordinator’s Office. Its design and purpose is to support Georgia state agency employees and ensure their information and communication technology outlets are accessible to customers possessing a wide range of disabilities. Technical assistance categories include: Assistive Technology, Caption Videos, digital content accessibility, real time remote captioning, voluntary product accessibility template (VPAT) and web accessibility. For more information please visit www.accessit.gatech.edu.
- Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (CIDI)
CIDI (formerly AMAC) is a non-profit, membership-based organization that helps universities and K-12 educators, corporations, non-profits and government institutions provide complete, timely and efficient accessibility to the individuals with disabilities whom they serve. When your organization becomes an CIDI member, you have easy access to the expert services, tools and technology we've spent years designing and implementing - practical tools that solve the real accessibility problems of the individuals you need to accommodate. CIDI offers a range of products and services, all designed to maximize your accommodation dollars and ensure individuals with disabilities are served with quality products in a timely manner. For more information please visit www.amacusg.org/.
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO•IT) Center
The DO•IT Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make our communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive. For more information please visit www.washington.edu/doit/.
EnableMart is the worldwide leader in assistive technology distribution. With customers in all 50 states and over 45 foreign countries, EnableMart provides over 3,000 assistive technology and assistive living devices from over 200 manufacturers. EnableMart's market leadership is the direct result of the goal to become an all inclusive source for assistive technology and assistive living devices. For more information please visit http://www.enablemart.com/.
Tools for Life
Tools for Life increases access to appropriate assistive technology devices and assistive technology services for all Georgians with disabilities so they can live, learn, work, and play independently in communities of their choice. For more information please visit https://gatfl.gatech.edu/index.php or call 1 (800) 497-8665 (Voice Toll Free), 1 (866) 373-7778 (TDD Toll Free) or (404) 486-6333 (Metro Atlanta TDD).
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Videos Series on Digital Accessibility in Education
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a 20-part video series covering a variety of topics on digital access in education, including how people with disabilities use technology, applicable federal regulations, and identifying and remediating barriers to access. OCR partnered with the ADA National Network to produce the videos for the purposes of providing basic information on and instructions to many different digital accessibility concepts, such as fundamental manual testing techniques, use of color, logical reading order, meaningful video captions, and others. The videos are designed for a wide range of audiences, including school webmasters, parents and students with disabilities, and educational app developers and other IT vendors. The videos are available on ADA National Network’s OCR Video Series page. All videos are open-captioned. For questions or comments regarding the video series, or for more information please contact the Office of Civil Rights at [email protected]