Telehealth Webinar: “Impact of Social Media in Health Care”

Improving Access to Quality Medical Care

The practice and delivery of healthcare is changing, with an emphasis on improving quality, safety, efficiency, & access to care. Telemedicine can help you achieve these goals! The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health & the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center invite you to a free webinar on the implementation and practice of telemedicine.


Telehealth Webinar on the Impact of Social Media in Health Care

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 ~ 12:00pm MST (11am PT; 12pm Arizona; 1pm MST; 1pm CST; 2pm EST)


Federal Agencies Provide Guidance to Schools on Accommodations

On November 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released guidance to remind schools of their responsibility to provide communication access for students with hearing, vision and speech disabilities. The guidance highlighted schools’ responsibilities under three different laws: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (Title II), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Schools must give “primary consideration to students and parents” in determining supports that are needed to ensure effective communication, and these supports can include communications access realtime translation (CART).

See more at the link below.