[nabs-l] AIM High?

Justin Williams justin.williams2 at gmail.com
Sat May 13 01:40:08 UTC 2017


I've met several.
Justin 

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Subject: Re: [nabs-l] AIM High?

There are absolutely blind dropouts. I am not one myself, but I know quite a
few personally and have heard stories of others. We still have a long, long
way to go. 

That being said, I don't have a percentage. I don't think such data is being
gathered by any authoritative entity. 

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> On May 12, 2017, at 17:53, Mariya Vasileva via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
wrote:
> 
> I highly doubt that in today's society, there are blind dropouts, that 
> act is addressing that there are specific guidelines towards 
> universities to keep them in line when it comes to accessibility 
> issues across all online platforms and situations, and congress and us 
> are working on getting this bill in to an official law to be in 
> affect, that way we could finally have a more equal college and work 
> life as equal individuals. Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On May 12, 2017, at 18:08, Nesma Aly via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
wrote:
>> 
>>               Hi all,
>> 
>> I have an assignment in English that requires me to give some info on 
>> the AIM High act.
>> 
>> So, my first question is What is the issue that the bill is trying to 
>> address in details?
>> 
>> 2 what percentage of college students are blind? What is the dropout
rate?
>> Have there been any court cases about blind people trying to gain 
>> accessibility?
>> 
>> 3. What solutions are given in the legislation to address the issue? 
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Nesma
>> 
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