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Data presentation has been an ongoing issue for accessibility, especially with very visual formats such as maps and graphs. This has been emphasized by the COVID-19 pandemic, where a lot of the information available about the situation is shared through iframe displays of data analysis centers, such as the CDC.   Last month, I listened to […]

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Hey guys, Today I want to discuss an important but often overlooked aspect of social media: Is what your posting accessible to the blind and low vision community? Are ALL individuals able to experience your post how it is intended, regardless of visual impairment? Just like sighted people, blind and visually impaired people use social […]

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Hi guys, today’s blog post focuses on accessibility in a global-sense (well nationwide at the very least) and it highlights an awesome article about the ADA, also known as the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The ADA happens to be turning 30 years old this year!  Nationwide, regionally and statewide you guys should expect lots of […]

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On a recent trip to the United Kingdom, I opted to fly British Airways (BA) in the World Traveler section of the plane, also known as economy.  The transatlantic flight was very enjoyable (I had a surprisingly comfortable seat), an excellent IFE showing the latest movies, great staff and a very modern aircraft.  During this […]

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Hi guys, this week is a huge week for those in the assistive technology community; it’s the week of ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) conference in Orlando, Florida.  One of our veteran AT specialists is currently at the ATIA conference learning, engaging, consulting, educating and collaborating with folks in attendance.  Denise Schuler will be part […]

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I wanted to introduce an awesome new smart home device that can aid with independence for pet owners with disabling physical conditions.  Owning a pet is a wonderful life experience and especially owning a rescue dog.  For those with certain physical disabilities owning a pet can be tricky to navigate independently.  The fantastic folks from […]

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