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OPINION:¬†Digital Education Shouldn’t Bypass Disabled¬†

While building and construction standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act have greatly improved physical accessibility for the disabled community, the technology and education realms still lag behind, according to this column by Kyle Shachmut.

Shachmut, the president of the National Federation of the Blind of Massachusetts, writes about his personal experiences, as both student and teacher, navigating the world of higher education as a blind person. He calls for an initiative that would prompt technology manufacturers and purveyors of education to create equal access to digital curriculum for disabled students as society moves ever more into a digital world. Read more.