Walk a Mile Using Assistive Technology

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Have you seen the popular show Undercover Boss? If you haven't, the premise behind it is that the boss of a large company, usually the CEO, will go undercover and do the job of one of the employees working at the lowest levels of the organization for a week. One reason shows such as Undercover Boss are so popular is that many of us can… Continue Reading Walk a Mile Using Assistive Technology

Deque Presents: Accessibility Stories

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In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Deque Systems presents "Accessibility Stories." "Accessibility Stories" is a collection of videos we recorded at the National Federation of the Blind National Convention in 2012. We invited people to come and share their experiences with web accessibility and to talk about how technology figures into and improves their lives. The result is this series of remarkable first-hand stories… Continue Reading Deque Presents: Accessibility Stories

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Amaze & Accessibility Stories Deque started accepting applications for the Amaze Accessibility Grant in March, which awards someone working to make the web more accessible with a $10,000 prize, as well as up to $5,000 for a travel stipend to attend next year's 2014 California State University Northridge's Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference in San Diego, also known as CSUN. As part… Continue Reading #gbla11yday

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day is coming! Thursday, May 9th, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and according to GAAD it "is a community-driven effort whose goal is to dedicate one day to raising the profile of and introducing the topic of digital (web, software, mobile app/device, etc.) accessibility and people with different disabilities to the broadest audience possible." The event was started in November 2011 by Joe Devon and Jennison Asuncion,… Continue Reading Global Accessibility Awareness Day