Alamo Community College District


Alamo Community College District
Alamo Community College District is listed in the Schools Academies Colleges & Universities category in San Antonio, Texas. Displayed below are the social networks for Alamo Community College District which include a Facebook page, a Pinterest page, a Twitter account and a YouTube channel. The activity and popularity of Alamo Community College District on these social networks gives it a ZapScore of 97.

Contact information for Alamo Community College District is:
811 W Houston St
San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 424-6280
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Bard Express: NLS Talking Books and magazines when and where you want them. @bholton reports for AFB's AccessWorld.

RT @jezu36: The American Foundation for the Blind Applauds the Supreme Court Ruling in Support of Service Animals

AFB is pleased by unanimous opinion of @Scotus protecting legal rights of students w/ guide dogs & service animals.

HR 1120 Cogswell Macy Act, expands #IDEA so students with sensory disabilities are counted, taught, & evaluated.

RT @RafaelFischer4: Proud and appreciative that the American Foundation for the Blind is "blown away by @OrCam's capabilities"…

The American Foundation for the Blind is very pleased by today's Supreme Court unanimous ruling making it clear that if a school discriminates against a child for using a guide dog or service animal, parents are legally able to go straight to court to enforce the student's rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504. Read more from AFB's Director of Public Policy, Mark Richert:
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve...

Calling all education advocates! The Cogswell-Macy Act has been reintroduced in the House as HR 1120 with bipartisan support. The bill will expand IDEA to better meet the unique learning needs of students with sensory disabilities, including those who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind. Once enacted, the Cogswell-Macy Act will ensure every student with a sensory disability is properly counted, taught, and evaluated. To urge swift action on the bill, leading groups from across the sensory disabilities communities have designated March 1 as Cogswell-Macy Act Hill Day. Advocates will be at the Capitol to educate members of Congress on the merits of the legislation. This event also kicks off the 2017 AFB Leadership Conference taking place in the nation's capital. Read more in the press release: Image: A female teacher and young female student work at a table in a classroom. A braillewriter is in the foreground.

There's only a week to go until the 2017 Joint AFB and Virginia AER Leadership Conference, and if you work in aging and vision loss you'll find a robust track on this important topic. In addition to sessions on cultural competence, elder abuse, managing your caseload, and responding to medical issues, there will also be a public policy session on continuing our National Conversation on Aging and Vision Loss. It's not too late to register for this amazing event! Image: White words and art on a blue background resemble a blueprint. Images at the bottom depict buildings familiar to Washington, D.C. - The Capitol, the Jefferson Memorial, etc. It reads: American Foundation for the Blind 2017 Leadership Conference/ Sessions on Aging & Vision Loss/ National Conversation on Aging & Vision Loss/ Elder Abuse - What You Should Do/ Managing Your Caseload/ Responding to Medical Issues/ Cultural & Linguistic Competence/ Effective Collaboration/

This past weekend in the New York Times, personal health writer Jane E. Brody tackled a sensitive topic: the experiences and emotions of people who are losing their sight. The article was titled, "The Worst That Could Happen? Going Blind, People Say." Surveys do show us that many people deeply fear losing their sight and the perceived negative impact it would have on their life. But as Kirk Adams, AFB president and CEO explains, that doesn't have to be the case, for reasons some may find surprising.
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve...

The largest population of Americans who experience low vision is older adults over the age of 65. During the month of February, which is recognized as Low Vision Awareness Month, AccessWorld, in partnership with the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University brings you a special issue on aging and technology. At times, older adults may be hesitant to adopt the use of technology, especially access technology, and in this issue, AccessWorld breaks down the barriers, removes uncertainty, and demonstrates how access technology can help improve independence and daily life. This issue also reviews the recent Consumer Electronics Show and ATIA 2017. Read the new AccessWorld now! Image: A woman uses a handheld video magnifier to read a printed paper. The word "key" is in large type on the magnifier screen.