Digital Accessibility

Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) – Infographic & Resources

GAAD - Accessibility Related Infographic and Resources Celebrated on May 19, Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD) is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness for digital access and inclusion of more than one billion people with disabilities worldwide. It is a chance to honor progress, but more importantly, it is [...]

2022-04-28T18:19:16-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Digital Accessibility, Multimedia|

April Digital Accessibility Roundup

Monthly Digital Accessibility Roundup for April 2022 At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion.  If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer. Upcoming Digital Accessibility events at Disability:IN May 12: The second 2022 meeting [...]

2022-04-28T10:41:19-04:00March 30th, 2022|Digital Accessibility|

Why Keeping the Camera Off Creates Inclusive Virtual Meetings

It's Okay to Keep the Camera Off! Why this Creates Inclusive Virtual Meetings As virtual meetings remain a regular part of most people's workdays, creating an environment where folks feel empowered to keep their cameras off can have a strong impact for many reasons. Blind/Low vision people may not [...]

2022-03-24T11:25:58-04:00March 24th, 2022|Accommodations, Digital Accessibility|

Starbucks Announces Plans for More Inclusive Stores

Starbucks is hoping to create more inclusive environments by adding 1,000 Starbucks Community Stores, which are led by employees who directly connect to the initiative or cause of that store. The stores, which number 150 today, strive to provide programming and experiences that support economic opportunity in communities and [...]

March Digital Accessibility Roundup

Monthly Digital Accessibility Roundup for March 2022 At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion. If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer. Upcoming Digital Accessibility Events at Disability:IN The annual Disability:IN conference in July will [...]

2022-04-28T10:41:38-04:00March 1st, 2022|Digital Accessibility|

February Digital Accessibility Roundup

February Series We are launching our monthly Accessibility Highlights from our Chief Accessibility Officer, Jeff Wissel, and our Accessibility Resource, Lainey Feingold. At Disability:IN, we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion.  If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel. [...]

2022-04-28T10:42:00-04:00February 1st, 2022|Digital Accessibility|

Providing Visual Descriptions is a Corporate Best Practice for Disability Inclusion

Disability:IN, the global non-profit advancing disability inclusion and equality in business, recommends providing visual descriptions as a corporate best practice. Visual descriptions are an opportunity for the speaker to introduce a few salient points about themselves, which can include physical characteristics and how they identify (race, gender, sexual orientation, [...]

2021-11-15T09:49:36-05:00November 15th, 2021|Digital Accessibility|

You Can Do Virtually Anything: Digital accessibility is essential to the employment of people with disabilities

Virtually every aspect of employment in the 21st century relies on technology. We search for jobs and apply for them online. We use websites and mobile applications to determine our medical benefits, plan for retirement, train for jobs, apply for promotions and do our daily work. We mentor, grow [...]

2021-03-10T18:18:46-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Global|

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