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Weight Watchers Announces Accessibility Initiative

ByUnknownJune 27, 2013Have you ever wanted to join Weight Watchers but found their website or printed materials to be inaccessible? Well, today Weight Watchers announced an accessibility initiative for people who are blind, both for their website and mobile app, and for their printed materials. Weight Watchers worked in conjunction with the American Council of the Blind and Weight Watchers subscribers who are blind.

Below is the press release, originally posted by the Law Office of Lainey Feingold:

WEIGHT WATCHERS ANNOUNCES ACCESSIBILITY INITIATIVE FOR BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED MEMBERS Broad-based Initiative Praised by Blind Community LeadersJune 27, 2013 – New York, NY – Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced its ongoing initiative to make its websites, mobile applications and print information more accessible and inclusive for its members and subscribers with visual impairments. The efforts were praised by blind community leaders.

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APH News: June 2013

ByUnknownJune 03, 2013ImageAPH News: June 2013
Exciting New APH Products Announced!Read on to learn about these new products – now available!
APH Spring Fever SaleNew! STACS: Standardized Tactile Augmentative Communication Symbols KitREVISED! Reach for the Stars, Planning for the FutureREVISED! The Good Tactile Graphic DVD and BookletNEW! Venn Diagram Template KitAPH Braille Book CornerEPAC Brings Home a Winner During Derby WeekThe Educational Products Advisory Committee (EPAC)
1st Row: Madeleine Burkindine (KS), Dorinda Rife (MA), Stephanie Bissonette (VT)
2nd Row: Collette Bauman (MI), Jim Downs (GA), Paula Mauro (OH)Serving as co-chairs: Collette Bauman and Paula Mauro The role of the Educational Products Advisory Committee (EPAC) is to advise APH in matters regarding publications and products. The 2013 committee did an outstanding job of providing that advice when they met at APH, April 28—May 2. Even though they were here during a week filled with Kentucky Derby festivities, the committee worked …Post a CommentRead More »More postsPowered by Blogger

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