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
Debra Ruh makes high-tech available to those who are Disabled TechAccess, works with businesses large and small to ensure the disabled can use their products. By David Karas, Contributor / August 2, 2011 Christian Science Monitor Debra Ruh’s life changed dramatically when her four-month-old daughter, Sara, was diagnosed with Down syndrome. While the news was devastating, Ms. Ruh decided to turn… Continue Reading Debra Ruh Makes High-tech available to those who are Disabled
Abstract: Technology is accessible if it can be used just as effectively by people with disabilities as it can by those without. Many people are surprised to learn just how much of the world’s population is affected by a disability, and how valuable accessible design is to government, private industry, and educational institutions. To understand the impact one has to… Continue Reading Accessibility Across the Globe: NEW DIRECTIONS, NEW POSSIBILITIES
Community Catalyst Award Organization: TecAccess LLC Name: Debra Ruh Title: CEO & Founder 1. What do you feel has been your most notable contribution to catalyzing positive tech-related community action or access in RVA in recent years? TecAccess’s continuum of effort to make technology and technology-enabled access available to everyone in our society, particularly wounded warriors and the aging, is… Continue Reading Community Catalyst Award
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