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3 Things - Tuesday, July 6

  1. 'I am not ashamed': Disability advocates, experts implore you to stop saying 'special needs'
    Most experts and advocates vehemently oppose the term "special needs," and believe we need to eliminate it from our vernacular. Furthermore, they say avoiding the term "disabled" only leads to stigmatization.

  2. Position Available: Communications Specialist Sr, PNC
    PNC Bank is seeking a communications professional with experience in applying Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) to customer-facing PDF and HTML documents. This position will focus on creating web accessibility technology and business requirements for development in enterprise technology solutions, and engaging with / educating business partners about document accessibility principles.

Maggie Vaughan, CPACC
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