Hyungsoo Kim joins the program to discuss his journey of creating the Bradley Timepeace, which features raised hour markers that allow you to feel the time by touch. Guided by the conviction that everyone has a right to time, Kim collaborated with designers and persons with vision impairments to create a watch that everyone—sighted or… Continue Reading #273: Designing a Watch That Works for Everyone
A few months ago, I attended a webinar by Joe Devon, Founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). It has been 9 years since he started GAAD. You’d think businesses, schools, and even governments would have made their websites accessible. However, Mr. Devon presented some sober statistics, including 98.1% of homepages have at least one… Continue Reading The State of Accessibility in Major Corporations
Meghan McLean, Senior Vice President, Sports, for the Special Olympics joins the program to discuss the history of the Special Olympics, and share details about the upcoming 2022 games. Discover the various events happening at the games and the preparation that goes into making sure that the games are a success. This episode… Continue Reading #272: The Special Olympics- Creating an Inclusion Revolution through the Power of Sports
In this episode, Debra Ruh is joined by her producer, Doug Foresta, as they discuss Billion Strong, an identity and empowerment organization designed to bring the billions of voices of persons with disabilities together. Discover the mission and vision of Billion Strong and how to get involved. This episode was recorded live on… Continue Reading #271: Changing the Narrative About Disability
We can´t go back to normal! I recently had a conversation with a friend about COVID-19; the USA seems to be returning to pre-pandemic times, and the numbers back that up, so it makes sense that things would go back to normal. However, we decided to keep looking at the declining numbers on the map… Continue Reading We can´t go back to normal! Let´s talk about social enterprises.