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
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
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!
By Debra Ruh, Founder of TecAccess and CEO & Founder of Ruh Global Communications Do you believe you were born for a purpose? I believe we all have many things to accomplish in our lives. Since I was a little girl I dreamed of being a Mom. I used to think all little girls dreamed of being a Mom but then… Continue Reading A Mother’s Story – How a Child born with Down syndrome Changed her life!
SmartMoney.Com By Diana Ransom WHEN GEORGE W. BUSH last year signed into law an expanded Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) that made it easier to qualify as disabled, employers worried what the impact would be on their businesses. Right now, they have a temporary reprieve as the Obama administration reviews the act, but in the next six months that could change if… Continue Reading In Focus: When the Law Is In Flux