Access Broadband Connect (ABC) Grants Affordable Adoption Program among people with disabilities The World Institute on Disability (WID) is working alongside the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) to market affordable internet access for people with disabilities in Southern California. The digital divide is prevalent in […]
Category: Accessibility for People with Disabilities
Access Broadband Connect (ABC) Grants Digital Access Project – ABC This Grant supports the participation of the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) in the partnership between the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) and Frontier Communications, Inc. to increase awareness and adoptions to help […]
Children and adults can familiarize themselves with computer technology. Adults can build their resume, search for employment and participate in educational workshops on topics such as higher education, health, and financial literacy to name a few.
A-DA’s project was designed to fully address the 5 A’s identified by the CETF as obstacles to broadband adoption – Access, Applications, Affordability, Accessibility and Assistance. Furthermore, we proposed to add a sixth A for “Accountability” by including employment as an outcome and the optimal […]
Partnered with all CETF grantees to evaluate access barriers in websites, as well as the grantee programs. The Team was comprised of the Alliance for Technology Access, Center for Accessible Technology, and the World Institute on Disability.
Developing a new website to help people make decisions on assistive technology and providing training to 500 service providers on how to use the new website. This project was made possible with generous funding from the National Telecommunications and Information Agency (NTIA) within the U.S. […]
Increasing the web accessibility, accessibility of electronic instructional materials, and accessibility of technology purchased by 23 CSU campuses to the benefit of over 10,000 students with disabilities.
ATA is developing a loan program to serve people with disabilities who want to purchase assistive technology or computers to access the Internet.