Thursday, April 07, 2011

As schools shift to Google Apps, blind students object

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the largest and oldest nationwide organization for those with blindness, has filed a complaint with the Department of Justice alleging that New York University, Northwestern University, and certain Oregon public schools are violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. The complaints, sent March 15, call upon the DOJ to investigate the schools’ use of Google’s education software, and they include videos describing the accessibility problems

1 comment:

  1. I see a accessibility being left by the wayside in too many cases these days. It is often forgotten that like ramps that bypass stairs, accessibility features are often a boon to more people than those officially classed as disabled. We all need to remember that at any moment each of us can become permanently or temporarily disabled.


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