ATU203 – Megan Mussano – Communication Strategies for Students with Multiple needs, Apple Watch, Accessibility Minute Podcast Relaunch, Facebook Accessibility, MOOC accessibility and Edx, Audrey Busch’s Legislative update

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Megan Mussano – Communication Strategies for Students with Multiple needs mkgarrity16@gmail.comhttp://buff.ly/1Osr6rR
A Week on the Wrist: The Apple Watch Review http://buff.ly/1IXNsh6
Relaunched! Accessibility Minute Podcast with Laura Medcalf: www.AccessibilityMinute.com
9 accessibility steps for MOOC platforms – eCampus News http://buff.ly/1ykpc8w
Facebook Accessibility for Users with Visual Impairments: What Facebook Wants You to Know – AccessWorld® – April 2015 http://buff.ly/1anrFDZ
On the Hill with Audrey – Legislative Update from Audrey Buschs www.ATAPorg.org
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