Teaching Accessibility presented at AUCD conference

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On November 17, 2015, the Teaching Accessibility project was presented at the annual conference of the Association of University Centers on Disability in Washington, DC.

The panel, Driving Change Through Data and Technology at the Federal Level and Beyond, was moderated by Shea Tanis of the Coleman Institute at the University of Colorado and included Mathew McCollough (Executive Director of the District of Columbia Developmental Disabilities Council), David O’Hara (interim President and CEO of the Westchester Institute for Human Development) and Larry Goldberg (Director of Accessible Media at Yahoo and one of the founders of the Teaching Accessibility project).

The panel was preceded by a keynote speech by DJ Patil, Chief Data Scientist of the United States Office of Science and Technology Policy, who expressed strong support for use of Big Data in expanding access to technology and services for people with disabilities.