Wired.com posted a great round-up of inspiring Paralympic Moments here: "12 Awesomely Inspiring Paralympic Moments" The Paralympics traces its origins to the Stoke Mandeville Games in 1948, which consisted of a small group of British WWII veterans. The first official Paralympic games were held in Rome in 1960. Since then, the Paralympics have been held alongside the Olympic games. The London 2012 Paralympic games were the first… Continue Reading 12 Awesomely Inspiring Paralympic Moments
Deque Director of Training, Karl Groves, is writing a series of posts on his personal blog about the business case for web accessibility. The most recent post is on the SEO benefits of accessibility. You can read Karl's post on the SEO benefits of accessibility here, and the other posts in the series are listed at the bottom of this page. To receive other stories… Continue Reading The SEO Benefits of Website Accessibility
Legally blind Korean archer, Im Dong Hyun, has just broken the first world record of the 2012 Olympics in London. Read the full story on BuzzFeed.
It is the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the new Americans with Disabilities report from the US Census reports that nearly 1 in 5 people in the US have a disability, and over 60% of individuals reporting a disability report having a severe disability. The study also shows that only 41% of people with disabilities are employed. You can view the census report… Continue Reading Americans with Disabilities: 2010 Reports There are Nearly 1 in 5 People in the US with a Disability
Today's employee profile is of our Director of Training, Karl Groves. What do you do at Deque and how long have you been here? As of last month, I've been with Deque for two years now. My official title is "Director of Training". Most of what I do is create and deliver training for our customers. I've created training on everything from beginning to advanced… Continue Reading Employee Profile: Karl Groves
Glenda "goodwitch" Sims will be leading a workshop at High Ed Web Arkansas on Thursday, July 26th from 9am to Noon. Here is a short video to give you a hint about the delicious accessibility adventures that await if you attend this workshop. Full workshop description is at http://hewebar.org/session/accessible-edu Not sure if your .edu is accessible? Please contact us for a consult.