Accessibility Logo Receives a 21st Century Makeover

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The ubiquitous accessibility logo, featuring a stick figure in a wheelchair, is receiving a makeover. Activists, concerned that symbol was seen as too passive, have revitalized the image to depict the wheelchair in speeding motion. The original International Symbol of Access The original blue and white symbol, called The International Symbol of Access (ISA), was first designed by Susanne Koefd in 1968. It has since… Continue Reading Accessibility Logo Receives a 21st Century Makeover

Deque ranked in Inc. 500|5000 list of growing companies

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Deque Systems has been ranked number 2,940 in the seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest growing private companies.  The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs.  This is the fourth time Deque has appeared on the Inc. 500|5000 list. Deque CEO Preety Kumar states, "This is a very exciting time for… Continue Reading Deque ranked in Inc. 500|5000 list of growing companies

Good UX Design is Accessible

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User experience designers have been blogging about web accessibility lately, and some great posts have come across our feed. We've rounded up some the best posts talking about how user-friendly designs can be created with all users in mind. UX Bloggers make the case for web accessibility In Accessibility in UX Design: Takes From the Field, Libby Heasman describes how she advocates for the user in… Continue Reading Good UX Design is Accessible

Accessible Marketing Series in Review

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To wrap up our series on accessible marketing, we look to our marketing and design partners at The Whole Brain Group. In this post, they review accessible marketing and share their tips for using accessibility in your digital marketing plans. Follow #a11ymktg on Twitter to keep up with the content posted during the series.  Accessible Digital Marketing by The Whole Brain Group For the past three… Continue Reading Accessible Marketing Series in Review

New Mobile App Would Help With Physical Accessibility in NYC

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Mobile technology often helps users with digital accessibility, but a new application would encourage access to physical locations as well. Wheel New York is a new mobile app and website that would help users with disabilities rate locations in New York City for wheelchair access and also help them plan accessible routes. The project was the brainstorm of Jennifer Feinberg, whose brother Alex uses a wheelchair. Wheel… Continue Reading New Mobile App Would Help With Physical Accessibility in NYC

Accessible Marketing for Content Creators

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Up next in our continuing series on accessible marketing, we look to our marketing and design partners at The Whole Brain Group. In this post, we shares their tips for creating accessible content. Follow #a11ymktg on Twitter to keep up with the content posted during the series.  Accessible Marketing for Content Creators by The Whole Brain Group Marketing with accessibility in mind isn't just about marketing… Continue Reading Accessible Marketing for Content Creators

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