Event Information

This live webcast event took place on Thursday, August 16th at 2:00pm EST. Please select the play button in the video player to view the webcast.

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, this event was part of an online educational series designed to explore the connection between emerging technologies and the employment of people with disabilities. Other past events may be viewed at http://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/Technology.htm.

This webcast was titled “Accessibility and Emerging Technology – Keys to Improving the Employment of People with Disabilities.”

The moderator was Tom Temin, Anchor, Federal News Radio. Contact email and website:

Panelists included:

Please feel free to email questions or comments directly to our panelists.



This audio-captioned event also offered a real-time Twitter feed, which is displayed below,with the hashtag #ATworks.

You can access Twitter through thousands of third-party Internet and mobile applications, such as the live feed below, which pulls directly from Twitter.com and may present content or images that are difficult for some users to navigate. If you use assistive technology, you may prefer to access Twitter through a different interface (e.g., Easy Chirp, etc.).

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Twitter Feed


Webcast archive from August 16th, 2012

Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) is provided in order to facilitate communication accessibility and may not be a totally verbatim record of proceedings.