Tribute to Steve Jobs

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What obligation do we have to society?  Are we born to improve lives for other people or to just take care of ourselves and our families?  I believe that we are born into this amazing and complicated world to contribute.   We should use the many gifts we have to make the world a better place.   I also believe we can… Continue Reading Tribute to Steve Jobs

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

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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

Virtual Office, Real Accessibility: The TecAccess Story

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  For many, the ability to telework — working remotely, usually from home, via computer — is viewed as a pleasant convenience, a benefit offered by progressive employers to enhance the work environment. But for the employees of TecAccess, it is a necessity of professional life. “Commuting to work is annoying for many of us,” said TecAccess founder Debra Ruh.… Continue Reading Virtual Office, Real Accessibility: The TecAccess Story

Debra Ruh Makes High-tech available to those who are Disabled

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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

Accessibility Across the Globe: NEW DIRECTIONS, NEW POSSIBILITIES

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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