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Independence First, Inc.
October 14, 2010

I am an accessibility consultant who has toured the IndependenceFirst facility as well as received disability-related facts, insights and and suggestions. The facility is all around amazing. It is obvious that each and every detail in its construction -- from flooring to the bathrooms to the tables/chairs to the kitchen, etc -- was designed to make everything easier for the disabled visitors and staff. The staff with whom I've interacted have all been extremely friendly and insightful. It is really clear that they are passionate about their advocacy. My previous employer donated computer equipment to IndependenceFirst as well -- a service that many local business participate in.

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I've learned a great deal more about people with disabilities, particularly how they succeed and fail using technology such as the Internet. In turn, I've shared this information with the web accessibility world and used it in consultation.

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Professional with expertise in this field & I have consulted with IndependenceFirst and visited/toured the facilities.