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Meanwhile, the legislative season has kicked into gear for blind consumer groups in the United States, but even if you do not live in the U.S., there is at least one item of interest for blind listeners abroad.
Joe and Laine bring you interviews with Rose Sloan from the National Federation of the Blind and Eric Bridges from the American Council of the Blind, spotlighting issues that could have an impact on you or someone you know.
First, the National Federation of the Blind held its Washington Seminar the week of January 26. Their legislative priorities include:
Next, the American Council of the Blind holds its Legislative Seminar the week of February 23. Their two imperatives this year include: 1) The Medicare Demonstration of Low Vision Devices Coverage Act; and 2) Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act. The ACB is also tackling the Marrakesh Treaty. Learn more about these and other advocacy campaigns at the ACB’s Washington Connection page.
Though a bit off our usual tech news coverage, we believe the issues discussed could have profound impacts on technology in daily use. We sincerely hope you will find the issues that resonate with you and add your support.