Talking Drupal #049 - Assistive Technology with Wade Wingler

May 14, 2014
In episode #049 we talk with Wade Wingler about Assistive Technology. Wade is the Director of Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana, he is also the host of the #1 assistive technology podcast in the world, Assistive Technology Update. 


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  • Wade Winger Bio
  • Definition of Assistive Technology
  • Crossroads and InData Project
  • Web Accessibility
  • Legal requirements for providing an accessible website
  • Impact of current technology
  • Getting help developing website

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