Category Archives: Building the culture of accessibility

How About Some Better Stats for Accessible Technology?

We’ve got a great opportunity to improve our understanding of the ICT needs and preferences of people with disabilities: the US federal government is performing a study of computer and Internet use, and the time is right to widen the … Continue reading

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Accessibility Continues Its Climb Into Mainstream Media

Gizmodo is a leading tech blog, a long-time go-to spot for what’s new in the world of technology and what it means. They’ve just added a sub-blog called Abler, whose tag line we love: “All technology is assistive technology”. Go … Continue reading

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Now, Here’s Some Savvy Consumer Advocacy

A group of folks have started a campaign to get Netflix to add audio description to more of its streaming videos. What’s so savvy? They recognize that the studios that create the videos have a role to play, not just … Continue reading

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Department of Labor Office on Disability Employment Policy Webcast on Emerging Technologies

Jim Tobias of Inclusive Technologies participated in an Office on Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) webcast on August 16, 2012. It was a chance to discuss how emerging technologies like the cloud and mobile apps will address accessibility. Under Secretary Kathy … Continue reading

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New Spider-Man movie fails to break “disavillainy” connection

There’s a new Spider-Man movie out (no, I won’t link to it — if you haven’t already been slimed by the promos, you probably don’t live close enough to a theatre anyway). And like seemingly every work of fiction since … Continue reading

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Web accessibility video — please comment on the rough cut

We’ve put together a new music video about web accessibility, called “POUR Me a Website”. Take a look and leave a comment here or on YouTube.

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