State Dept. Daily Press Briefing September 28 2006 (Scoop.co.nz)
THAILAND Suspension of US Assistance Programs Reported Draft of Constitution Circulated by Coup Leaders
US urges Thailand to lift martial law in 10 days (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The United States urged Thailand's military coup leaders to lift martial law within seven to 10 days and to bring forward elections the generals have promised for late next year.
Web retailers need to improve site accessibility
VNUnet - A study by web usability specialist Nomensa found the UK s top 30 web sites all failed to meet globally-recognised Web Content Accessibility Guidelines . John Lewis , Tesco and Marks & Spencer were the only retailers recognised for their consideration ...
Legal Precedent Set for Web Accessibility
Yahoo Finance - Federal Judge Sustains Discrimination Claims Against Target; Precedent Establishes That Retailers Must Make Their Websites Accessible to the Blind Under the ADA BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal district court judge ruled yesterday ...
New rule stymies station project
Brattleboro Reformer - ... funding until the town provides a platform design that meets the new wheelchair accessibility guidelines. Charlie Miller, rail planning coordinator with Vermont Agency of Transportation and a member of the Union Station Committee, suggested Monday ...
Numara Software Strengthens Leadership in Education Market; New Product Releases, Steady Stream of Customer (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
DALLAS----Numara Software, a global provider of service desk management solutions for IT and support professionals who need to simplify and gain control over their increasingly complex environments, announced today its growing commitment and strengthened leadership in serving the education industry at EDUCAUSE .
Hoping for a Change
Hollister Free Lance - Riehl and De La Cruz said the entire renovation would cost about $40,000, would conform to all safety codes with its modern plastic structures and also conform to all Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines. Instead of sand, which ...
Disability violations could take years to rectify
Grand Rapids Press - GRAND RAPIDS -- Despite hundreds of millions of dollars in new investments over the past decade, downtown does not meet basic accessibility guidelines, according to an audit conducted for the city's Downtown Development Authority. In fact, specific ...
Target Suit Raises Bar for Web Businesses
dmnews.com - To ensure your site is accessible, he said, simply follow Section 508 guidelines. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires access to electronic and information technology provided by the federal government. Sixteen provisions address ...
Gallaudet University Uses Apreso Classroom to Support Sign Language Adoption and Improve Learning Outcomes (SYS-CON Media)
Today Anystream announced that Gallaudet University, the nation's leading institution for deaf and hard of hearing students, has equipped their student body with the ability to review lectures on demand with Apreso Classroom. The initiative has been praised by students and faculty as a way to improve comprehension and address the challenges faced by the 10 percent of freshmen who enter the