Technology access law helps those with special education needs

A new bill will make technology access easier for those with disabilities.
A new bill law make technology access easier for Americans with disabilities.

Americans with disabilities and those with related special education needs will be able to use smart phones, the internet, and other technologies that are staples of life and work more easily under a technology access bill signed into law Oct. 8.

Such a step has been a priority of advocates for the millions of Americans with disabilities such as blindness or loss of hearing.

In the East Room of the White House, where he was flanked on stage by lawmakers and Stevie Wonder, President Barack Obama portrayed the occasion as another step in guaranteeing equal technology access, opportunity, and respect for all Americans.…Read More