By Rosemary Musachio, CPACC, Chief Accessibility Officer Notice the acronym after my name. CPACC stands for Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies. I recently discovered that I had earned this title after I took the certification exam in January. I’m excited and honored to be among the few so far to be recognized as an expert in the accessibility industry.… Continue Reading Much More Than Just an Accessibility Acronym
I am often asked in my global travels, – “Why does the United States litigate so much? Why do you always sue each other?” Or I get comments that start like this: “You Americans..” That always make me smile and cringe because I figure the person is going to take a shot at my country. I am proud to be… Continue Reading Troubling web accessibility trends in the U.S.
The 25th ADA Anniversary falls on July 26, 2015. Debra Ruh, G3ict’s Technology and EmployAbility Chair and mother of a daughter with Down syndrome, writes about how the ADA personally shaped the narrative of her family. We watched the media surrounding the signing of the ADA on television 25 years ago. My husband and I had followed the efforts being made in… Continue Reading Thankful for the 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The ROI of Hiring Technologists with Disabilities By Debra Ruh, Founder of TecAccess, CEO and Founder of Ruh Global Communications Employers looking to gain a strategic edge may find that hiring technologists with disabilities provides an attractive return on investment. Technologists with disabilities give everyone from private industry to educational institutions a way to improve the accessibility of their technology,… Continue Reading The ROI of Hiring Technologists with Disabilities
SmartMoney.Com By Diana Ransom WHEN GEORGE W. BUSH last year signed into law an expanded Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) that made it easier to qualify as disabled, employers worried what the impact would be on their businesses. Right now, they have a temporary reprieve as the Obama administration reviews the act, but in the next six months that could change if… Continue Reading In Focus: When the Law Is In Flux