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2000-13: Technology Acquisition and technical skills

Whereas technology and the acquisition of technical skills is becoming important in the workplace and in daily life and

Whereas the NFB:AE recognizes that in order to obtain competitive employment, blind vision impaired and def-blind Canadians need to have up to date technology, therefore

Be it resolved that the NFB:AE advocate for consistent availability of technology and training across the country through programs like the ADP (assistive devices program) in Ontario. And funding be sought for training programs so that the technical skills of blind, vision impaired and deaf-blind Canadians can remain current.

Be it resolved that the advocacy and technology committees advocate with provincial, territorial and federal governments for better tax incentives to help defray the costs of adaptive technology and.

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