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Accessible Voting: California Recall Election September 14, 2021

The upcoming California State Gubernatorial Recall Election is a special election to decide: Should the Governor of the State of California, Gavin Newsom, be recalled? If so, who should replace him? Because this is an off-cycle special election, most ballots will simply have the recall question and a list of 46 candidates. (Some counties may also choose to add additional local contests, however.)  And…

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The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB)

We live in a world where having access to the internet has become necessary. The Internet has changed education, business, assistive technology and even the ways in which we interact with our loved ones. Having access to the internet has become crucial for many, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. With internet prices on the rise…

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The Quest for Accessible VR

While at an Independent Living Center Leadership meeting, Larry Grable, Executive Director of Service Center for Independent Life (SCIL) in Claremont, shared about his and his staff’s experiences using his Oculus Quest 2. He brought his Oculus in to see how some of his staff with low-vision would interact with it, and talked enthusiastically about…

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Social Media Accessibility Tips & Tricks: Posting

Whether sharing a new photo, commenting on current affairs, uploading a funny video, or promoting your business’s newest venture, social media is only relevant because people want to make connections. However, these connections can break down if posts aren’t accessible. The Where It’s AT Blog team is here to help, so you can feel confident…

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Advocates Working Together

When Emanuel needed a replacement for his wheelchair, and his insurance wasn’t addressing the urgency of needing an immediate replacement for his mobility device, he turned to getting a loan as his only option to obtain a wheelchair. This is how he connected with the network of California’s Advocates serving people’s needs for Assistive Technology…

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My Path to Accessible Voting in November 2020

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, Where it’s AT would like to reflect on the particular experiences voters with disabilities have when “going” to the polls, whether “going” to the polls means physically visiting a polling place, voting by mail, or any of the new emerging options. As our country progresses toward utilizing necessary…