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We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Dinah F. B. Cohen, the pioneering former director of the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP). Though Dinah’s passing is a great loss for the CAP family and wider disability community, her tireless work and dedication to her mission of accessibility and inclusion will continue to impact and improve the lives of people for years to come.
In honor of Women’s History Month, CAP is emphasizing the experiences and contributions of some of CAP’s female government staff members. In this interview, we spoke with Program Analyst Khera Colbert and Assessment Team Chief Sharon Terrell-Lindsay.
This Women’s History Month, CAP is remembering the life and achievements of Judy Gilliom, a former Department of Defense Disability Program Manager. It is through Judy Gilliom’s vision and work that CAP was created.
In honor of Black History Month 2018: African Americans in Times of War, CAP presents an interview with CAP Director Curtis Bell and Program Analyst Jerome Lyons, focusing on the military experiences of both team members.
As of January 3, 2018, federal agencies are required to change policies to comply with new amendments to Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act dictating that federal agencies must develop affirmative action plans with the goal of increasing employment and advancement opportunities of individuals with disabilities and must provide Personal Assistance Services (PAS) for employees with targeted disabilities.
The Annual Secretary of Defense Awards Ceremony honors components, military departments, Service members and civilians with disabilities for their outstanding contributions supporting the Department of Defense mission.
CAP was able to talk with Flynn Rosko, a 2017 Secretary of Defense Award Recipient, prior to the 37th Annual Secretary of Defense Awards ceremony.
Due to the influx of requests for sit-to-stand workstations from federal employees with disabilities within the Department of Defense and wounded, ill and injured Service members who are Continuing on Active Duty (COAD), effective immediately medical documentation will be required for all sit-to-stand workstation requests submitted to CAP.
This week is an annual observance to commemorate the living document that upholds and protects the freedoms central to the American way of life.
The Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Curtis D. Bell as CAP Director.
What causes scoliosis? Find out in the latest edition of CAPtions! Also included is a case study focusing on workplace ergonomics, a briefing of the DoD-wide Windows 10 transition, and learn why Federal Employee/Disability Advocate Regina Blye says that resources like CAPTEC are essential.