Social Media and Accessibility By Debra Ruh, CEO of Ruh Global Communications I am a big communicator and to be honest it got in trouble a lot in school for chattering. In High School, teachers said that I couldn’t stop talking and my Mom often got notes about this issue. I remember in 5th grade my teacher saying if one… Continue Reading Social Media and Accessibility
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
What type of mobile phone user are you? Are you a Blackberry, Android, iPhone or another device? I am still a Blackberry user and fairly happy but peeking over the fence at iPhone and Androids. At first I stayed with the Blackberry because I travel internationally and they seemed to get better coverage. Plus I work all the time (bad… Continue Reading Mobile Phone and Accessibility
Why Is Apple Embracing the Community of People with Disabilities? By Debra Ruh, CEO and Founder of Ruh Global Communications Apple is said to be taking steps to make its iPhone and iPad more user-friendly for people with disabilities. Since the products all use touch screens, some with visual or mobility impairments can have trouble with the devices; however, in… Continue Reading Why Is Apple Embracing the Community of People with Disabilities?
With special comments from Sam Joehl, SSB Senior Accessibility Specialist. I was perplexed when I read about a class action lawsuit against Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. “On June 29, 2011, the United States District Court Central District of California certified a nationwide class of blind persons in a class action pending in Los Angeles against Walt Disney Parks &… Continue Reading No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
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