YO! Disabled & Proud Youth Advocacy Summit

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers would like to invite you to register for the September 11 – 13, 2009 YO! Disabled & Proud Youth Advocacy Summit. The summit is open to youth with disabilities between the ages of 18 – 28 that live in northern California.  If you believe that California’s schools should … Continue reading YO! Disabled & Proud Youth Advocacy Summit

Job Opening: Project Director, Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Project Director, Association of University Centers on Disabilities Overall Job Description: This is a senior position at AUCD to provide leadership, guidance and creativity for the AUCD network of Centers and Programs to conduct research and education activities in the areas of disability and health in cooperation with CDC’s National Center for Birth Defects and … Continue reading Job Opening: Project Director, Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Blind students may have problems using Amazon’s Kindle DX, which is being tested in pilot group classes at ASU in fall 2009.

The National Federation of the Blind, American Council of the Blind and Darrell Shandrow, an ASU journalism student, filed a complaint against ASU in order to avoid the future use of the Kindle in the classroom until it is made accessible to blind students. According to the complaint, the Kindle DX has a text-to-speech function … Continue reading Blind students may have problems using Amazon’s Kindle DX, which is being tested in pilot group classes at ASU in fall 2009.

The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County. Position: Rehabilitation Specialist

The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County is pleased to announce a job opportunity for its center located in Pacific Grove, CA.  For more information please contact Jeannie Cordero, Program Director, at 831-649-3505 or by email at vision@blindandlowvision.org.   JOB DESCRIPTION 1/02/09   Position: Rehabilitation Specialist   Hours: 37½ hours per week, FTE         … Continue reading The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County. Position: Rehabilitation Specialist