Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
BBI Chairman, Dr. Peter Blanck, discusses and answer questions about his new book entitled “eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities,” published by Cambridge University Press in 2014. Professor Blanck will present his ideas about the right to equal access to the web by persons with cognitive and other disabilities to support full participation in all aspects of daily life. Blanck’s recent article entitled “The Struggle for Web eQuality by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities” (published in 2014 in the journal Behavioral Sciences & the Law) is available as background reading.
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The Struggle for Web eQuality by Persons with Cognitive Disabities, Behavioral Sciences and and the Law
The Struggle for Web eQuality by Persons with Cognitive Disabities, Behavioral Sciences and and the Law Video
Dr. Peter Blanck is University Professor at Syracuse University, which is the highest faculty rank granted to eight prior individuals in the history of the University. He is Chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University.
Blanck holds appointments at the Syracuse University Colleges of Law, and Arts and Sciences, David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, School of Education, and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Prior to his appointment at Syracuse, Blanck was Kierscht Professor of Law and director of the Law, Health Policy, and Disability Center at the University of Iowa. Blanck is Honorary Professor, Centre for Disability Law & Policy, at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Blanck received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester, a Juris Doctorate from Stanford University, where he was President of the Stanford Law Review, and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Harvard University.
More information and a description of the book