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By John M. Williams

Every Wednesday morning in BW Online's Daily Briefing, John Williams' Assistive Technology column can help you learn what's hot and what's not in this exploding market. As disabled people become an increasingly important part of the American workforce, John critiques the new technologies and products that help the disabled to realize their potential as successful, productive employees. John knows this market inside and out -- he has 25 years of experience writing about disability issues. Follow his columns, collected here -- so you can stay in the know.

Have any comments, or topics you'd like to see John cover? Drop him a line at
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Dec. 27   Straight Talk about NaturallySpeaking

Dec. 20   My Ergonomic Home Office

Dec. 13   Jim Langevin's Long, Hard Journey to Washington

Dec. 6   Opening New Lines of Communication


Nov. 29   Blind Musicians Get a Techno Boost

Nov. 22   More Toys under the Tree

Nov. 15   How the Disabled Lost Out in Election 2000

Nov. 8   Online Banking for the Disabled Just Isn't Enabling

Nov. 1   A Beacon for Training Blind Workers


Oct. 25   Contending for New York's Disabled Vote

Oct. 18   An Animated Hero for the Disabled

Oct. 11   Can States Dismantle the Disabilities Act?

Oct. 6   The Clint Eastwood Verdict Makes My Day

September 2000

Sept. 27  No Tee -- or Sympathy -- for Casey Martin
Sept. 20  How Everyone Benefits from Assistive Tech's Greatest Hits
Sept. 13  Mind-Reading Technology for Hands-Free Computing
Sept. 6  Still Waiting for a Wireless Connection

August 30  Digital Talking Books Speak Volumes for the Disabled
August 24  Ralph Shrader: An Exec with a Cause
August 9  What Bush Left Out of His "Inclusion" Speech
August 2  How Gore Would Go to Bat for the Disabled

July 27  Janet Reno on How the ADA Opens Doors for the Disabled
July 19  Here Come More FCC Mandates for the Disabled
July 12  Surveying the State of the Disabled's Discontent
July 5  The U.N.'s Web Sites Need Bigger Doors for the Disabled

June 28  A Tech Triumph at the Smithsonian's Disability-Rights Exhibit
June 21  Bush Offers the Disabled a "New Republican" Message
   Bush: "The ADA Is a Good Law"
June 14  Will Regis and ABC Block Out the Disabled?
June 7  Here Comes Section 508 -- Like It or Not

May 31  For the Disabled, Many More Thrills at the Theme Park
May 24  A Talk with Labor Secretary Alexis Herman
May 17  Clint Eastwood Explains His Beef with the ADA
May 10  Now, Dirty Harry Is Gunning for the ADA
May 5  Do Health-Care Providers Have to Pay for Assistive Tech?

Apr. 26  Click Your Mouse without Lifting a Finger
Apr. 19  An Open Letter to George W. Bush
Apr. 12  How Stuttering Has Changed My Life
Apr. 5  Taking the Disabled Out to the Ballgame

Mar. 29  The PGA Should Let Disabled Golfer Casey Martin Play Through
Mar. 22  A Breakthrough for Worldwide Phones Services for the Deaf
Mar. 13  For the Blind, an Operating System of Their Own
Mar. 8  This "Expose" on the ADA Needs More Info, Less Passion
Mar. 1  A Bible for the Disability Field

Feb. 23  Senator Cleland's Crusade for Americans with Disabilities
   Readers Respond to the Christopher Reeve Column
Feb. 16  More Telecom Options for the Hearing-Impaired
   Readers Respond to the John McCain Q&A on Disability Issues
Feb. 9  Christopher Reeve's Super Bowl Ad Scored a Touchdown
Feb. 2  McCain: "We Must Put the Disabled to Work"

Jan. 26  Now, Voice Enhancement Goes Beyond Mere Amplification
   Readers Respond to the Al Gore Q&A on Disability Issues
Jan. 19  Stutterer Mel Tillis: Having the Last Laugh
Jan. 12  Finding Funding for Disabled Students and Employees
Jan. 5  Q&A with Al Gore: Using Technology to Connect the Disabled

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