FCC emergency broadband benefit program

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Starts Tomorrow

A couple of weeks ago, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the start date of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.  As of tomorrow, May 12, eligible households will be able to enroll in the Program to receive a monthly discount on the cost of broadband service from an approved provider. The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program […]

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Adapting to the Evolution of Virtual Visits

  COVID changed the way all of us communicate, with the halt of in-person interactions giving way to virtual meetings. The INDATA Project’s upcoming training session on May 20 explores online meeting tools for telehealth purposes and how to best accommodate people with disabilities during virtual meetings. “Tools like Zoom and Microsoft Teams have been […]

Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day!

Did you know that the third Thursday of each May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)?!  According to the GAAD website, the idea was inspired by a single blog post written by Joe Devon. Jennison Asuncion, another founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, spoke about the day’s purpose in an interview: “The whole concept of […]

Zooming Into a New Era 

For me personally, I won’t be able to reflect on the time I was quarantined due to the Covid-19 pandemic and not think about Zoom. Zoom is a cloud-based online video communication platform that can be used for online video conference meetings, webinars, and group collaboration. In today’s world, for many of us, it has also become a platform for online school and socialization while we are under stay at home orders.   Zoom is a very useful […]