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Breaking Down Technological Barriers

March 26, 2005 Publication

Technological advances in the workplace allow for quick and easy distribution of information, as well as increased productivity. However, in this ever-changing environment of new technology many people with disabilities are at risk of being left behind. What they need to succeed is accessible electronic and information technology and states have a variety of ways of providing this technology.

This brief describes assistive technology and accessible information and provides information on federal and state accessibility laws, incentives, and requirements.

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