Tech pros with mobility impairments are pushing the envelope
by Elizabeth Duvivier, Senior Contributing Editor
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Steven fisher, southern Region Y2J/Tivoli deployment manager, finds his peers and managers at AT&T "extremely supportive."
Today's technological advances continue to level the playing field for people with disabilities. Technical professionals with mobility impairments can pursue a wide range of professional opportunities, thanks to the variety of assistive hardware devices and software that make computers accessible and help with other work-related tasks. Soon computers and other electronic equipment will be even more accessible. Federal lawmakers recently passed legislation requiring equal access to electronic and information technology (E&IT) for people with disabilities.