Digital Inclusion Articles

Leveraging Understanding to Build a More Inclusive Workplace

Thomas Frantz, Senior Manager of Accessibility Partnerships and PR at Salesforce, and Sebastiaan de Man, Principal SE Service Cloud EMEA at Salesforce, discuss their experiences working with ADHD.

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How the Americans With Disabilities Act Has Changed Communication for the d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

The Americans with Disabilities Act provides individuals who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing with auxiliary services that enable effective communication with the hearing population and provide equal opportunities to participate in and benefit from services.

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Living With a Learning Disability: Challenges, Helpful Advice & Improvements

Living with a learning disability presents daily challenges, from understanding text or nonverbal social cues to accessing and utilizing websites for products and services. Understanding and addressing potential barriers to this community—in education, web design, and many other areas—is critical to helping improve inclusion and acceptance, for all.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy

Making Your Website More Accessible for People With Physical Disabilities

Adhering to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and recommendations from reputable design improvement resources can help ensure your website is accessible to people with physical disabilities.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy

How to Improve Web Accessibility & Digital Inclusion for Those With Mental Health Disabilities

To improve accessibility and digital inclusion for those with mental health disabilities, developers and businesses should incorporate Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), heightened sensitivity and awareness, and gentler tones into website designs and messaging. This comprehensive guide provides an overview of this significant community, along with common conditions, barriers, improvements, and much more.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy

The Major Obstacles to Digital Inclusion & Accessibility Faced by the d/Deaf Community

The d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities face myriad obstacles navigating the digital world, including lack of captions and interpretations, low-quality audio, and social media inaccessibility, among other barriers.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Guide

Get to Know the Learning Disability Community

This explainer outlines the scope and diversity of this expansive Learning Disability community and provides support and advocacy resources to help raise awareness, improve inclusivity, and increase acceptance.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Guide

Developing Digital Inclusion & Usability Strategies for People With Speech & Language Disorders

People with speech and language disorders often face barriers when navigating the internet and accessing websites. Implementing common sense strategies to improve digital inclusion and accessibility enhances the overall experience for all users, especially those with disabilities.

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Inclusion Accessibility Disability Advocacy News

Celebrating National Disability Independence Day

National Disability Independence Day, celebrated annually on July 26, commemorates passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. law prohibiting discrimination against those with disabilities.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Guide

Improving Accessibility & Digital Inclusion for Those With Physical Disabilities

Incorporating WCAG compliance and input from people with physical disabilities into website designs expands an organization’s reach while improving digital accessibility and inclusion for those otherwise facing significant barriers.

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Accessibility Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Lainey Feingold: Defending Civil Rights Through Collaboration

Lainey Feingold is a civil rights lawyer who specializes in making the digital world more accessible through Structured Negotiation. She has negotiated agreements with Major League Baseball, Walmart, Bank of America, and others.

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Accessibility Founding Partner News

InclusionHub Founding Member Be My Eyes Receives 2021 Apple Design Award

Be My Eyes mobile app is recognized by Apple for its social impact to improve lives in a meaningful way, while also shining a light on crucial issues. 

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Accessibility Industry Spotlight Disability Advocacy

Jennison Asuncion: Promoting Digital Inclusion Through Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

Digital accessibility evangelist Jennison Asuncion promotes inclusive design and build of digital products and technology through his acclaimed initiatives, including Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

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Inclusion DEI Accessibility Founding Partner

Why Should Businesses Care About Accessibility?

Accessibility and inclusion has a financial cost. But the return on investment makes investing in accessibility a must for businesses

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Accessibility Industry Spotlight

Thomas Logan: Advocating for Accessibility in Virtual/Augmented Reality

Thomas Logan provides best practices for virtual reality developers to make the programs more accessible for people with disabilities.

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Inclusion Design Accessibility

Designing Accessible IoT Experiences

While not every IoT product is designed with accessibility in mind, it has the potential to enable people with disabilities to communicate with and through technologies in ways that were previously unavailable

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Accessibility Guide

How to Improve Accessibility & Digital Inclusion for the Blind & Low-Vision Community

Considering the point of view of disabled users and implementing WCAG standards are among the most effective ways to help improve accessibility and digital inclusion for the blind and low-vision community.

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Accessibility News

What the Winn-Dixie Ruling Means for Web Accessibility

An appeal court's narrow interpretation of the landmark ADA in the Winn-Dixie case has some disability advocates worried—but it's far from settled.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Guide

Improving Digital Inclusion & Accessibility for Those With Learning Disabilities

Learning disabilities must be taken into account during the digital design process to ensure digital inclusion and accessibility for the community. This comprehensive guide outlines common learning disabilities, associated difficulties, accessibility barriers and best practices, and more.

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Inclusion Accessibility Guide

How to Mitigate Accessibility & Digital Inclusion Obstacles for the d/Deaf Community

To mitigate accessibility and digital inclusion obstacles for the d/Deaf and hard of hearing, developers must conduct critical research to understand these ongoing hurdles. This guide outlines the many challenges facing this community, shares useful insights, and provides meaningful inclusion solutions.

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Hiring Accessibility Industry Spotlight

Christopher Patnoe: Ensuring All Google Products & Services Are Accessible & Inclusive

As Google’s head of Accessibility Programs and Disability Inclusion, Christopher Patnoe is passionate about building technology products for people with disabilities, while also maintaining an inclusive hiring process and diverse workforce.