Dr. Walker legacy lives on through the lives she enhanced, services she augmented, legislation passed, authored articles, and groups she founded. Continue Reading Sylvia Walker: A Champion for Disability Rights
Accessibility legislation has enhanced the lives of people with disabilities by equal opportunities to public places, transportation, housing, education and work. Continue Reading History of Accessibility Legislation in the US
In my job search, I believe that often times I’m judged on my blindness and the perceived things I cannot possibly do instead of my qualifications and skills. Continue Reading National Disability Employment Awareness: Job Search Realities for People with Disabilities
This month, our bloggers from our staff and CTC team will share their experiences with job searching as a person with a disability, successfully doing their job despite their disability, hiring staff with disabilities and making reasonable accommodations, explaining how screen readers and magnification software works, developing for users living with sight related disabilities, and much more. Continue Reading National Disability Employment and Blindness Awareness Month: An Introduction
WeCo’s September blog postswill focus on how peple with spinal cord injuries, as well as those living with similar motor skill-related disabilities access the Internet using assistive technology such as speech recognition software, and tips on developing accessible websites.
With the evolution of technology, new tools are becoming more and more available for higher education learning. These tools can be very beneficial in most cases, but inaccessibility is a barrier as it is with many websites and digital platforms. Continue Reading Digital Inequality in Higher Education
For many individuals who are visually impaired or blind like me, the iPhone (or similar smartphone) is a lifeline which is used for everyday tasks as well as for recreational purposes. Continue Reading Mobile Accessibility: Apps for the Blind and Visually Impaired