National Technology Associate
Areas of Expertise:
- Low Vision Assistive Technology
- Web Accessibility
Lee Huffman joined the American Foundation for the Blind as a national technology associate in 2005. From 2005 to 2010, he specialized in the low vision component of AFB Tech's work. During that time, Huffman lent his expertise to the evaluation of mainstream and access technology products and websites.
Huffman has authored articles for peer-reviewed scientific journals, including the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology and the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, and writes in-depth pieces for AFB's online technology magazine AccessWorld® on the topics of technology and accessibility. He has presented at numerous conferences, including AFB's national conference, CSUN, ATIA, AER, ACB, NFB, the Mississippi State University Conference on Blindness and Low Vision, and the Vision International Conference on Low Vision.
In 2010, he became the editor-in-chief of AccessWorld, leading its team of authors, setting policy, and overseeing its editorial calendar and publication process. In 2014 he was promoted to AccessWorld editor and manager, technology information, and he is also responsible for the technology information on AFB's website.
Prior to his position at AFB, Huffman was an instructor at West Virginia Junior College from 1999-2004, teaching courses in business management, human relations, and American government, among others. Huffman holds a B.A. in Communications from Marshall University.