Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)

Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) CAP provides free assistive technology to federal employees with disabilities and wounded, ill and injured Service members.
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Though we have come a long way, there are still steps to take to make our world accessible for all. As we recognize this...
09/04/2020
National Association of the Deaf - NAD

Though we have come a long way, there are still steps to take to make our world accessible for all. As we recognize this month as National Deaf Awareness Month, read up on these resources from the National Association of the Deaf - NAD for deaf & hard of hearing individuals.
https://www.nad.org/resources/

Resources This page provides a wide range of information for deaf and hard of hearing people, their families, and friends. This page is also helpful for employers, businesses, and government agencies who need to provide equal opportunity and equal access for deaf or hard of hearing people. Advocates...

CAP is grateful to be able to provide #assistivetechnology that helps people perform their duties. Best of all - the pro...
09/03/2020

CAP is grateful to be able to provide #assistivetechnology that helps people perform their duties. Best of all - the process is pretty seamless! Go to cap.mil to browse through some accommodations and submit a request. Thank to this National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Civilian for their feedback! #assistivetechnology #accessibility

"I've used CAP in years past and this experience is the best yet. Automating as much of the process as possible and great staffing make a difference. Grateful, too, for the difference this makes in my ability to do my work. Thanks."

By partnering with CAP, over 24,000 accommodations have been provided to U.S. Army civilians and Service Members. If you...
09/02/2020

By partnering with CAP, over 24,000 accommodations have been provided to U.S. Army civilians and Service Members. If you're an Army employee in need, you should speak with your supervisor about placing a request today! Go to cap.mil to view the many accommodations CAP can procure. #accessibility #assistivetechnology #knowyourmil

You shouldn’t be held back in the workplace because of your disability. CAP is proud to help #ServiceMembers and civilia...
09/01/2020

You shouldn’t be held back in the workplace because of your disability. CAP is proud to help #ServiceMembers and civilians get the necessary #assistivetechnology they need to perform their duties. Thanks to this Army Medicine Civilian for their feedback! #accessibility

"I want to say thank you, because without CAP, I would not be able to perform my duties, and as a behavioral health provider, CAP has enabled me to be able to provide care to my patients. The Staff and the CAP staff have been wonderful. I am so thankful, having a disability is challenging and painful and you are wonderful people. Thank you so much."

Hearing Loss Association of America (Official Page)
08/31/2020

Hearing Loss Association of America (Official Page)

With school starting, it is important to note that nearly 1.5 million children in the U.S. have hearing loss. Be on the look out for these signs of hearing loss in your kids.

As states try to open up amidst the #COVID pandemic, it is important that business keep in mind individuals with disabil...
08/28/2020
Disability Community Challenged By Pandemic

As states try to open up amidst the #COVID pandemic, it is important that business keep in mind individuals with disabilities. Read up on some challenges that reopening states creates:
https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/disability-community-challenged-by-pandemic/2298501/.

Navigating the pandemic hasn’t been easy for anyone, but it’s been especially hard on the disability community. The impact on people’s ability to get around and communicate has been varied. It was Jonathan Slifka’s first trip to West Hartford Center since the streets were rearranged to accom...

Warrior Care
08/28/2020

Warrior Care

Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) has created a series of online training modules to help employers understand how to hire employers with disabilities.

These modules will help you understand how to hire employees with disabilities and wounded, ill and injured Service members and how to provide reasonable accommodations after they are hired.

https://www.cap.mil/NewsEvents/Training.aspx?enc=ZfHdZr4QCcD7QC3PHylR3sG+T4j6fCOn2hDz6Klurq0=

We LOVE our customers! Being privileged to help #WoundedWarriors and federal employees with disabilities accomplish thei...
08/27/2020

We LOVE our customers! Being privileged to help #WoundedWarriors and federal employees with disabilities accomplish their work duties is what keeps us going. Go to cap.mil to submit a request and thanks to this U.S. Marine Corps Service Member for their feedback! #assistivetechnology #accessibility

"I have been a member of CAP for over 15 years, I LOVE CAP. The support that I have received from CAP is overwhelming. I'm sure that I speak for many employees with a Disability. Thank you so very much CAP, I appreciate all your support."

08/26/2020
National Association of the Deaf - NAD

National Association of the Deaf - NAD

[TRANSCRIPT: www.nad.org/best-practices-for-wearing-masks-when-communicating-with-dhh-transcript] ---

It is very important to wear masks to stay safe during a pandemic -- AND it is also very important that deaf and hard of hearing people can understand what everyone is saying. Our guidelines explain the best ways to communicate with deaf and hard of hearing people while wearing a mask. #StaySafe

Original NAD PR (includes links to the guidelines): www.nad.org/2020/08/26/communicating-with-masks-during-coronavirus

CAP is able to procure a wide variety of #assistivetechnology for people with vision-related limitations. Check out our ...
08/26/2020
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)

CAP is able to procure a wide variety of #assistivetechnology for people with vision-related limitations. Check out our training on Providing Reasonable Accommodations for People who are Blind or have a Vision Disability here:
https://www.cap.mil/NewsEvents/Training.aspx?enc=ZfHdZr4QCcD7QC3PHylR3sG+T4j6fCOn2hDz6Klurq0=. #accessibility.

Our mission is to provide assistive technology and accommodations to support individuals with disabilities and wounded, ill and injured Service members throughout the Federal Government in accessing information and communication technology.

Your work duties are challenging enough, don't let your limitations hold you back. Consider requesting some #assistivete...
08/25/2020

Your work duties are challenging enough, don't let your limitations hold you back. Consider requesting some #assistivetechnology at cap.mil to make your days fly by with ease. Thanks to this Defense Contract Management Agency Civilian for their feedback! #accessibility

"Great experience, effect, timely and makes a huge difference in getting through the day. Everyone was professional and communicated as they said they would. Thank you again."

With the #COVID pandemic ongoing, it's important to recognize the hurdles that those with disabilities jump over to be a...
08/24/2020
How to center disability in the tech response to COVID-19

With the #COVID pandemic ongoing, it's important to recognize the hurdles that those with disabilities jump over to be available digitally. Read up on these issues & work with your agency to ensure an accommodating workplace no matter where the office is.
https://www.brookings.edu/techstream/how-to-center-disability-in-the-tech-response-to-covid-19/.

Disabled communities must be consulted, and their needs addressed, to create thoughtful policy and accessible, secure technology that works for all.

The #COVID pandemic is revealing the cracks in our societies where accommodating individuals with with disabilities has ...
08/21/2020
Only one fifth of school students with disability had enough support during the remote learning period

The #COVID pandemic is revealing the cracks in our societies where accommodating individuals with with disabilities has been a second thought. Read up on the challenges of students with disabilities adapting to remote learning here: https://theconversation.com/only-one-fifth-of-school-students-with-disability-had-enough-support-during-the-remote-learning-period-143195.

A seven week survey asked questions on the experiences of students with disabilities and their families when schools across Australia had mostly closed, and children learnt remotely.

We here at CAP know our job is done once our customers are satisfied and performing their duties at their full potential...
08/20/2020

We here at CAP know our job is done once our customers are satisfied and performing their duties at their full potential with procured #assistivetechnology. Thank you to this U. S. Army North (Fifth Army) Civilian for their feedback! #accessibility

"I am astonished by the support and timeliness of the entire process, even when an item was returned due to the inability to make contact, I was emailed and it was resent. That is awesome customer service!"

CAP is able to procure a wide variety of #assistivetechnology for people with hearing-related limitations. Check out our...
08/19/2020
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)

CAP is able to procure a wide variety of #assistivetechnology for people with hearing-related limitations. Check out our training on Providing Reasonable Accommodations for People with Hearing Disabilities here: https://www.cap.mil/NewsEvents/Training.aspx?enc=ZfHdZr4QCcD7QC3PHylR3sG+T4j6fCOn2hDz6Klurq0=. #accessibility

Our mission is to provide assistive technology and accommodations to support individuals with disabilities and wounded, ill and injured Service members throughout the Federal Government in accessing information and communication technology.

Listening and taking action is the best thing an ally for individuals with disabilities can do during this #COVID pandem...
08/14/2020
Deadly Discrimination: The Forgotten Impact Of Covid-19 On People With Disabilities

Listening and taking action is the best thing an ally for individuals with disabilities can do during this #COVID pandemic. Work with your agency to make sure they are listening & accommodating all employees regardless of where the office is.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/sfrost/2020/07/06/deadly-discrimination/#63dd86852b93

COVID-19 impacts people with disabilities disproportionately, with devastating outcomes. Under "usual“ circumstances those with disabilities are two to four times more likely to be injured or die in disasters, due to inadequate community-wide planning and access to emergency and disaster assistanc...

The restrictions that #COVID places on individuals with disabilities helps us understand that our world isn't as accommo...
08/14/2020
COVID-19 and the unique challenges facing people with disabilities

The restrictions that #COVID places on individuals with disabilities helps us understand that our world isn't as accommodating as it should be. Read up on some issues that have arose during the pandemic here: https://www.wxxinews.org/post/covid-19-and-unique-challenges-facing-people-disabilities

COVID-19 has meant some difficult times for a lot of people, but those living with disabilities have been facing unique challenges. A WXXI live forum on

CAP is able to procure a wide variety of #assistivetechnology for people with cognitive-related limitations. Check out o...
08/12/2020
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)

CAP is able to procure a wide variety of #assistivetechnology for people with cognitive-related limitations. Check out our training on Providing Reasonable Accommodations for People with Cognitive Disabilities here: https://www.cap.mil/NewsEvents/Training.aspx?enc=ZfHdZr4QCcD7QC3PHylR3sG+T4j6fCOn2hDz6Klurq0=. #assistivetechnology #accessibility

Our mission is to provide assistive technology and accommodations to support individuals with disabilities and wounded, ill and injured Service members throughout the Federal Government in accessing information and communication technology.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
08/10/2020

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

Happy 71st Birthday to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)!
#KnowYourMil #DoD

U.S. Secretary of Defense
08/10/2020

U.S. Secretary of Defense

Wishing everyone at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) a happy 71st.

Happy birthday to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) which was established in 1949! We are proud to be a part of this ...
08/10/2020
DoD Birthday

Happy birthday to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) which was established in 1949! We are proud to be a part of this agency and provide accommodations to #WoundedWarriors and Civilians with disabilities that help support its mission. Go to cap.mil to browse through our #assitivetechnology and place through a request.
https://militarybenefits.info/dod-birthday/. #knowyourmil

The United States Department of Defense is a federal agency described as an Executive Branch department officially established on August 10, 1949.

it is important to also recognize the individuals with disabilities that might not appear so evident. Read up on invisib...
08/07/2020
What Happens When You’re Disabled but Nobody Can Tell

it is important to also recognize the individuals with disabilities that might not appear so evident. Read up on invisible disabilities and learn how to be an advocate for all. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/10/style/invisible-disabilities.html?fbclid=IwAR3d3h9ccqHuu_MLAvncV11n7GNIfWpbGZ3zHXTW2F9axgi_GYNbr_sZGlM. #assistivetechnology #accessibility

The author and clinical psychologist Andrew Solomon examines the disabilities that ramps and designated parking spots don’t address.

Happy #AirForceDay! Thank you to all the #AirForce members for their service and read up on the history of the Air Force...
08/04/2020
Air Force Day

Happy #AirForceDay! Thank you to all the #AirForce members for their service and read up on the history of the Air Force here: https://militarybenefits.info/air-force-day/. #knowyourmil #servicemembers

The last Air Force Day was officially celebrated in 1949, when a variety of military recognition days were consolidated into a single national observance.

Procurement deadlines for this fiscal year are approaching! Any request with outstanding requirements on August 10th wil...
08/03/2020
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)

Procurement deadlines for this fiscal year are approaching! Any request with outstanding requirements on August 10th will not be fulfilled until funds are available this October. Read more here: https://www.cap.mil/AboutCAP/News.aspx?enc=PhZx6mYSXH6D/7P802PyZg==. #assistivetechnology #accessibility

Our mission is to provide assistive technology and accommodations to support individuals with disabilities and wounded, ill and injured Service members throughout the Federal Government in accessing information and communication technology.

CAP appreciates the Air Education and Training Command for being a trusted partner. They recruit, train and educate exce...
07/30/2020

CAP appreciates the Air Education and Training Command for being a trusted partner. They recruit, train and educate exceptional Airmen for our United States Air Force . If you are a wounded, ill, or injured Warrior, go to cap.mil to request accommodations!

With the sudden rush to adapt to teleworking long term, gaps that need to be filled have been more prominent than ever. ...
07/29/2020
Council Post: Will The Current Crisis Give Digital Accessibility An Awareness Boost?

With the sudden rush to adapt to teleworking long term, gaps that need to be filled have been more prominent than ever. Check out this article about digital accessibility and see how we can work to create a more accessible world for all. #accessibility #COVID https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2020/05/21/will-the-current-crisis-give-digital-accessibility-an-awareness-boost/?fbclid=IwAR3qufVUDLk1kjGHkusPsQI_tBCSBmfm9ck52Nal6l9KqL4FFvBi-_q-i-g#6ffcfc131f87

Overcoming unconscious bias is essential to success on digital channels now more than ever.

Happy 30th anniversary to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities act! The signing of the ADA was an important st...
07/26/2020

Happy 30th anniversary to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities act! The signing of the ADA was an important step towards the goal of a more accessible society. The Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program serves Service members and civilians in providing assistive technology devices for those in need. Visit www.cap.mil or https://www.facebook.com/DoDCAP/ for more information. Share your experiences with the hashtag #ThankstotheADA as we recognize the achievements of the last 30 years. #ADA30 #ThankstotheADA

CAP appreciates the United States Naval Academy for being a trusted partner. They develop Midshipmen with the highest id...
07/24/2020

CAP appreciates the United States Naval Academy for being a trusted partner. They develop Midshipmen with the highest ideals of duty, honor, and loyalty for a career in naval service. If you are a wounded, ill, or injured Warrior, go to cap.mil to request accommodations!

Are you a federal employee who would like to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities who want to join...
07/23/2020

Are you a federal employee who would like to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities who want to join federal service? Consider volunteering to be a recruiter for the Workforce Recruitment Program! Check out the details on the attached flyer and go to WRP.gov to apply.

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