e-ACCESS Newsletter

Published on February 26, 2013
e-ACCESS is a quarterly e-newsletter designed to help reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life for people with disabilities. Subscribe


  • June (PDF, 881 KB)Single column  (PDF, 2 MB)
    How About a New “App”?; DLC Awards NFPA President Shannon; NFPA’s Disability Access Review & Advisory Committee (DARAC)-June 8th & 9th in Las VegasAccessibility Expo Co-locates at 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo in Las Vegas
  • March (PDF, 981 KB)Single column (PDF, 1 MB)
    Wow, I’m Myopic!; Clearing the path, one step at a time.; Calling All Vendors of Accessibility Products!; 29th Annual CSUN Conference on Technology & People with Disabilities; ICC/ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities Standard Halfway Through Revision Cycle; FCC’s Releases Order Extending Pilot Program for People Who Are Blind; “The Collection”


  • December  (PDF, 1570 KB)Single column (PDF, 1.3 MB)
    We All Have the Power. Let’s Use It!; A Belated Special ‘Thank You!’ to Barbara Ander, CEO of Compu-TTY, Inc.; Calling All Vendors of Accessibility Products!; Research Study on the Evacuation of people with Visual Impairments
  • September (PDF, 725 KB)Single column (PDF, 993 KB)
    “The Rest of the Story..."; 2013 NFPA Conference & Expo including NFPA’s Inaugural “Accessibility Expo” Makes History; Abilities Expo—Boston, MA
  • June (PDF, 1 MB)Single column (PDF, 1 MB)
    "It's not about our disibilities, it's about our abilities!"; "High rise evacuation for people with disabilities" webinar; NFPA's new "Accessibility Expo: Beyond the ADA" 
  • March (PDF, 852 KB)Single column (PDF, 906 KB)
    "I hear ya"; A great literal "safety key"; NFPA announces new "Accessibility Expo: Beyond the ADA" to collocate with the 2013 NFPA Conference & Expo


  • December (PDF, 951 KB)Single column (PDF, 963 KB) 
    "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me"; Accessible Mass Notification Systems (MNS) 
  • September (PDF, 783 KB)Single column (PDF, 838 KB) 
    Knowledge is power; Accessibility for all; NFPA's 2012 Conference & Expo in Las Vegas featured a demonstration of emergency stair descent devices 
  • June (PDF, 761 KB)Single column (PDF, 913 KB) 
    We are not alone!; 27th Annual CSUM Conference on Technology and People with Disabilities; Don't miss the 2012 NFPA Conference & Expo
  • March (PDF, 471 KB). Single column (PDF, 500 KB)
    "Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often"; Accessible pools: Means of entry and exit; 27th Annual CSUN Conference on Technology and people with Disabilities






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