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Access Acting Academy is now accepting applications for their 5-week tuition free Professional Actor Training Program specifically for blind & Low Vision actors and future artistic creators. https://www.accessacting.com/

Disney+ is streaming 200 titles with Audio Description. Many have been confirmed by users. All Disney Originals are described, plus lots of old movies. https://acb.org/adp/disneyad.html

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2020 ACB Scholarship Applications due by February 14, 2020

If you know students who will be pursuing a higher education, please make this information available to them. The American Council of the Blind (ACB) annually awards approximately 21 scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $7,500. These scholarships are awarded to students attending vocational/technical colleges, entering freshmen, undergraduate and graduate students who are legally …

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10 Disability Policy Questions Every Presidential Candidate Should Answer

The 2020 election has already seen an unprecedented level of engagement of the disability community by candidates. Differing approaches—from integrating disability as a lens across issues that include, but are not limited to, housing, democracy, and children’s issues, to stand-alone platforms that address parts of the communities and cover various intersections of race, gender, immigration, …

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Supreme Court hands victory to blind man who sued Domino’s over site accessibility

A blind man named Guillermo Robles sued Domino’s after he was unable to order food on their website and mobile app despite using screen-reading software. Attorneys for Robles argued in court papers that the Americans with Disabilities Act requires businesses with physical locations to make their websites and other online platforms accessible to those with …

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