Social Media and Accessibility

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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

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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

Workplace Accessibility

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It is critical to assure that the workplace is accessible for your current employees and future employees.  Sometimes people think workplace accessibility is only critical to new hires but it is also critical to retain your talented employees.  Replacing employees is very expensive. A study by the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, University of California, Berkeley evaluating the… Continue Reading Workplace Accessibility

Taking the broader view of disability

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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

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