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The Paralympic Torch Has Arrived in Rio: How Social Media Keeps the Torch Burning Strong

The Paralympics may start tomorrow, but the Paralympic Flame is already burning! The torch relay began on September 1st and the torch itself visited five cities in Brazil before arriving in Rio de Janeiro. Before departing the starting point, the … Continue reading

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Research and Social Media: How to connect with the NIDILRR community.

In the age of social media, there is a multitude of platforms that we can all utilize to find the latest news and information and to connect with others from around the world. These social media platforms include Twitter, Facebook, … Continue reading

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AbleData hosts AT Palooza via Twitter from May 27th until May 29th!

Beginning on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 9 a.m. AbleData is hosting their first AT Palooza (#ATpalooza) via Twitter through Friday, May 29th at 11 p.m. EDT. Over the three-day event, assistive technology (AT) experts and AbleData staff will share … Continue reading

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Glaucoma Awareness and the Importance of Eye Health

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Currently, 2.7 million people in the United States over age 40 have glaucoma—a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve and destroy eyesight. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach … Continue reading

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How do you use social media?

A new toolkit was recently developed by the Federal Social Media Community of Practice working group on accessible social media. The toolkit includes guidelines and instructions for making Facebook posts, Twitter messages, and YouTube videos accessible for followers with disabilities. … Continue reading

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Join SSA’s Ticket to Work Program and AAPD for a Twitter Chat June 22nd!

On June 22nd starting at 12pm EST, join @chooseworkssa and @AAPD for a Twitter discussion on disability and employment. This month’s focus is Career Help for Youth-In-Transition. Send direct messages to either Twitter handle or use #DEchat to tag your … Continue reading

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Tweet: Twitter feeds we like

Twitter is a great source of information. We feed ours with blog updates, event announcements, opportunities to participate in research, and other items we hope you and other readers will find interesting and helpful to their daily lives. We follow … Continue reading

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Tweet: Two Twitter Items

Twitter is all the rage, even for people with disabilities! Continue reading

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Government twitterers

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