It’s that time again: Students who are blind or have low vision have the opportunity to win up to $3,000 in scholarships through the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) scholarship program for 2017-2018.
As January wraps up, we can’t not share the fact it is Braille Literacy Month on the blog. We’re passionate about braille (no secret there!) and every day we work to put braille materials in the hands of people who need them, namely students and consumers who are blind or print restricted.
If you’re on social media, surely you know that today, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, is #GivingTuesday. This movement, which takes place in Canada every year following Cyber Monday, encourages individuals, charities and businesses to donate their money or volunteer their time to their favourite causes or simply spread the word on the importance of giving.
The holiday season is upon us. As 2016 comes to a close, we want to thank our customers, partners and friends for a wonderful year and for recognizing the importance of alternate formats.
For over a decade, T-Base has done something special to help Santa and his elves bring the magic of the holidays to children who are blind or print restricted. Watch the video to learn all about this initiative--and happy holidays!
An important deadline in telecommunications is approaching. By Dec. 20, 2016, multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) must be in compliance with new rules under the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA). The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced these rules--collectively referred to as the Second CVAA Order--in late 2015, further implementing accessibility objectives established in the 21st CVAA (passed by Congress in 2010).
Every year, your postal service receives heaps of letters to Santa from children across North America. And every year, these children rush to their mailboxes, checking for and anxiously awaiting a response from Kris Kringle himself.
For many organizations, November marks the start of the fiscal year and improving customer experience is top of mind. Whether in financial services, healthcare or telecommunications, customer service representatives play a prominent role in the customer experience.
When you reflect on why you would need to offer your healthcare communications in braille, large print, audio or another type of alternate format (aside from it being the law), you might think of only your patients or plan members who have identified as blind or have requested an alternate format—you might think small group.