Debra Ruh argues that making digital publishing available to a broader range of people with disabilities is good for a company’s image, and good for the bottom line. The advent of print-on-demand (POD) and ebooks has gone some way to making books accessible to more people with disabilities (PwD), but there is a long way to go. Part of the problem… Continue Reading Taking the broader view of disability
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
By Debra Ruh, CEO and Founder of Ruh Global Communications My family has been an Amazon customer for many years and I use the Kindle application. I was discouraged to learn that Amazon’s latest Kindle the Kindle Fire is once again NOT accessible to people with vision loss. I was shocked to read the NFB and AFB press release and… Continue Reading Amazon, Kindle Fire – We JUST want to buy your products!
A Positive Voice in 2012 By Debra Ruh, CEO and Founder of Ruh Global Communications I have spent a long time pondering 2011 and all the lessons and opportunities that I encountered during the past year. I ask myself how I can take those lessons and use them to improve the lives of people with disabilities. As a diehard technologist,… Continue Reading A Positive Voice in 2012
By Debra Ruh, Founder of TecAccess and CEO & Founder of Ruh Global Communications Do you believe you were born for a purpose? I believe we all have many things to accomplish in our lives. Since I was a little girl I dreamed of being a Mom. I used to think all little girls dreamed of being a Mom but then… Continue Reading A Mother’s Story – How a Child born with Down syndrome Changed her life!