Last Sunday an Australian model with down syndrome conquered the catwalks of Fashion Week in New York. This 18 year old wants to change the image of the disabled in the beauty sector codes as marked as that of fashion. Likewise, there are other examples of people who have a disability and who have managed to realize their dreams as… Continue Reading Uninorte bets on the inclusion of people with disabilities By Leidys Rios Lopez (Uninorte le apuesta a la inclusión de las personas con algún tipo de discapacidad)
The 25th ADA Anniversary falls on July 26, 2015. Debra Ruh, G3ict’s Technology and EmployAbility Chair and mother of a daughter with Down syndrome, writes about how the ADA personally shaped the narrative of her family. We watched the media surrounding the signing of the ADA on television 25 years ago. My husband and I had followed the efforts being made in… Continue Reading Thankful for the 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Debra Ruh is a digital marketing professional who enables people with disabilities’ voices to be heard and included in marketing and communications outreach. As the founder of Ruh Global Communications, a strategic communications and digital marketing firm, she strongly believes that social media empowers a diverse array of perspectives to be shared, and is optimistic about the future of digital. Her business… Continue Reading Programmatic Advertising.org interview with Debra Ruh
Science and medical technology advancements are helping people with disabilities see, hear and walk again. In a recent BBC article Cyborgs: The truth about human augmentation reveals exciting technology and scientific advances that are augmenting people’s lives. Exciting times for people with disabilities assuming you have the means to pay for these life-changing advancements. Let’s look at a few examples:… Continue Reading Are scientific & technological advancements only for the wealthy?
The changing landscape of accessibility across the globe will be a huge factor that influences technology advancements. The World Health Organization has identified persons with disabilities as the fastest growing minority group. With the Baby Boomers reaching the age where mobility becomes tougher and tougher we will see a huge shift in accessibility. There is no way that things can… Continue Reading Accessibility and how we can adapt to a new way of thinking by Kevin Ruh
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