Posts related to accessibility
Motor Disabilities (Your One Page Cheat Sheet)
Assistive technologies make computers and the web operable for people with motor disabilities. Get the info you need from the technology experts now!
January 01, 2019
Did You Know? Auditory Disabilities
Auditory disabilities is a broad range for disabilities that affect a person’s hearing. Auditory disabilities are hearing impairments, such as hearing loss and deafness. Hearing Loss. Hearing loss and deafness have varying degrees based on the decibels that are able to be heard.
January 01, 2019
Q&A with Todd Bankofier on the USBLN Rising Leaders Mentoring Program
The USBLN Rising Leaders Mentoring Program is a six month career mentoring opportunity that pairs at least 200 college students and recent graduates with disabilities with business professionals from USBLN partner companies. The USBLN (US Business Leadership Network) unites business around disability inclusion in the workplace, and provides various tools and programs to bridge inclusive companies with people and organizations within the disability community.
April 23, 2018
What is Dyslexia?
Dyslexia is a general term for learning disabilities related to difficulty with reading, writing, and spelling. It is called a learning disability because it can impact a student’s learning experience by making it more difficult to process information. But dyslexia is not related to intelligence, it just means that people with dyslexia may need more time or a different method to process information. Dyslexia is caused by difficulties with language processing and visual processing; there is a broad spectrum of how dyslexia can impact a person’s ability to access information.
February 27, 2017
Introduction to Creating Accessible Web Content
Creating assistive technologies that work seamlessly with all computing systems has been a daunting task where these technologies struggle to keep pace with an ever-evolving set of systems. This task becomes even more complex when you factor in the dynamic nature of the internet and its hundreds of millions of content creators. To fully appreciate the complex nature of creating accessible systems, it is important to see how we got to this point.
October 03, 2016