James Brown
Rehabilitation Technologist/Accessibility Coordinator
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Responsibilities: Monitor electronic accessibility of Office of Vocational Rehabitation Information and Communications Technologies. Reviewing and approving agency digital content for accessibility, and develop of action plan for remediation. Provide training to staff. Develop training plan for agency personnel for developing and maintaining content that is accessible and usable (including onboarding training for new staff).
Experiences: Worked for the KATS Network for 15 years. Served as Program Coordinator 2012-2021. Provide oversight of the KY State Plan for Assistive Technology, provide Technical Assistance to the five (5) KATS Regional Assistive Technology centers, and Subject Mater Expert to state, local and private agencies on Assistive Tecnhnlogy devices, policies and funding. Provide Technical Assistance to state, local and private industry on Accessible Information and Communication Technology
Reason: To ensure an accessible digital experience for all OVR program participants and staff.
Research: Accessibility, Assistive Technology, Walking, Camping.
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