Celebrating GAAD: Beginning Accessibility Tips

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Access Awareness, Blog, General | 0 comments

Written by Guest Blogger Dane, a WeCoAccessibility Specialist Intern. The inception of Global Accessibility Awareness Dayor GAAD started with a single blog post, written by a Los Angeles web developer named Joe Devon. Jennison Asuncion, an accessibility professional from Toronto came across Joe’s blog post via Twitter and immediately contacted him. They joined forces to leverage their extensive and respective networks to realize the event. In...

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Web Accessibility Challenges for the Deaf-Blind

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in Access Awareness, Blog, General | 0 comments

People living with a disability face various web accessibility challenges when accessing websites. But ask yourself this: What if you had, not one, but two disabilities? Without vision and the ability to hear, you would think one who was deaf-blind would be unable to browse the Internet, let alone use a computer. Death-blind is defined as a person that has a combination of both vision and hearing loss. There are approximately 45,000 to 50,000...

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