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
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
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!
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
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