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AMAC Initiatives - Changing the world for the better
How a Georgia Tech CIDI can change the world.
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Georgia Tech Research Makes it to the White House
 

AMAC Accessibility provides practical solutions for real challenges faced daily by individuals with disabilities. AMAC offers corporate, governmental and nonprofit memberships for services, including disability compliance consultation, braille, captioning, accessible digital content and assistive technology. Our services are affordable, ensuring your environments become and remain accessible.

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AMAC's highly skilled production team creates textbooks, journals, brochures, and workplace operating manuals in a variety of accessible electronic formats. Whether it's PDF, DOC, DAISY, or HTML, our "produce-once, use-many" model helps keep cost down.

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AMAC is leading the way in providing timely, cost-effective, high-quality electronic and embossed Braille and tactile graphics, thanks to the AMAC customization and "produce-once, use-many" reuse model, and innovative partnerships like the PROFITT prison braille program.

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Whether it's live audio content like lectures, speeches and seminars, or recorded audio content like videos and podcasts, AMAC provides a full range of affordable, user-friendly captioning services to help make your classrooms, meetings, labs and other audio environments fully accessible for students, employees and clients who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

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Audio Description involves the accessibility of visual images present in various forms of multimedia (and other content) for individuals who are blind or have visual impairments. AMAC Accessibility can help turn your videos and multimedia that have important visual content into fully accessible, described media. By adding vivid, succinct, and objective narrated descriptions of prescient visual content between existing sounds and dialogue, we can help ensure that blind and visually impaired persons experience what sighted individuals take for granted.

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AMAC's certified assistive technology team provides assessments, demonstrations, training and technical assistance for education, work, and daily living. Whether it's text-to-speech software to access a digital textbook or training on an augmentative communication device, AMAC AT has you covered.

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AMAC Accessibility Compliance services provides members with consultation, training and technical assistance on a variety of services separate from our E-text, Audio, Braille, and captioning services.

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SAM is the Student Accommodation Manager, a secure, web-based database application that helps postsecondary Disability Service offices manage student accommodation and disability data, case notes, and much more.

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Meet the AMAC accessibility movers and changers

Ben Satterfield

Gabriel Gordon

Special Project Research Consultant

Braille Production Specialist I

Ben Satterfield

Ben Satterfield, Ed.D. is an Assistive Technology Specialist for GA Tools for Life at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also teaches the Master's Level Course in AAC at the University of Georgia. Ben also does research for several AT manufacturers and serves as co-chair of the Research Committee of the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA).

Gabriel Gordon

Gabriel works in the Braille Unit at AMAC. He helps in the processing of new braille orders as well as the production and distribution of various related media.

Martha Rust

Norford Fahie

Assistive Technology Specialist

Customer Support Training Specialist

Martha Rust

It's hard to tell what Martha likes more, the individuals she gets to assist or the really cool tools they find together to help them be more independent. If not here, she's sure to be out training- maybe for a triathlon!

Norford Fahie

Norford takes great pride in working with clients to maximize their use of the technology, materials, and services provided by AMAC. When not engaging with customers, you can find Norford knitting up a storm, rocking out to any and every type of music or immersed in riveting documentaries or movies.