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where businesses, products, schools, government, everything is designed and built from Day One to be accessible to everyone.

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where EVERYONE is welcomed to work, buy, lead, organize, teach, learn... every form of participation regardless of ability or status - all abilities, all disabilities.

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Vacationing With SMA as Your Travel Companion

My family and I have just returned home from a fun-filled, relaxing vacation in Orlando, Florida. We haven’t taken a vacation in over two years, and it was long overdue. Vacations offer opportunities to explore a different part of the world and take a break from normal routines. But sometimes there are things you can’t […]
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The Possibility of Radical Accessibility Is Here, as Told Through Lego and Gaming

“Hey, is that Lego?” my brother asks, a spark of interest in his eyes. He leans over to get a better view of my laptop.(…more) Originally published as The Possibility of Radical Accessibility Is Here, as Told Through Lego and Gaming at SMA News Today

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Neurodivergent Privilege

Hi, I’m Carrie and I’m a neurodivergent, queer illustrator. Last year I was commissioned through DAO’s covid commissions to make a series of illustrations documenting my journey through the pandemic, which I’ll do a separate post on reflecting back on it, but you can see it HERE. My first post is on my experience of neurodiversity and how we can work towards carving out our own diverse spaces as neurodivergent artists, not just disabled people. I’m new to voicing my opinions and write this from a purely subjective point of view, for the purpose of a self-indulgent purge.
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Neurodivergent Privelidge.

Sort of. Sometimes. But I’m also allowed to be angry. […]
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I’m Worried About the KOTOR Remake

I knew I was in for a treat when a friend texted me in all caps: “BRIE BRIE BRIE!” I was so into the book I was reading that I took a while to check my notifications. But once I did, it didn’t take me long at all to scream myself hoarse. I’ve written numerous […]
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#AXSChat with Felipe Betancur, inventor, social innovator, passionate about technology.

Felipe Betancur, inventor, social innovator, passionate about technology, innovation, entrepreneurship. Postgraduate in Accessibility and Design for all. Rebel against social inequality, I constantly seek to creatively help people with disabilities, the elderly and those who may need a boost in their ideas and projects to improve their quality of life. (…more) Originally published as #AXSChat…

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Action Alert: Ask your Senators to Protect Our Access to Voting!

September 17, 2021
Today, we are calling on our network to take action to protect access to the ballot. The U.S. Senate is considering a voting rights bill called the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Week. This bill would restore …
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Flipping the Script on Audio Description – Blind Grown & Sexy

“Let’s talk about sex…” ~ Salt-n-Pepa When we talk about describing movies and television, eventually we have to discuss sex. Whether a romantic love scene in a film or adult content including racy images to porn videos, Blind adults who want access to this content should be able to get it. Yet, for many people […]
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#AXSChat with June Lowery, Head of Unit “Accessibility, Multilingualism & Safer Internet at the …

June Lowery is Head of Unit and Deputy to the Director at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CNECT). She has worked for the EU institutions in Luxembourg for the past 25 years in a wide variety of fields including publications, finance, logistics, and digital inclusion. Her current responsibilities…

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How to Improve the Digital Accessibility of Your Business

Roughly 61 million adults in the U.S. live with a disability, yet many businesses aren’t meeting the accessibility standards necessary to effectively reach this large percentage of the population. Helping businesses meet these standards is at the core of what we do at Oleb Media. However, a lot of business owners may be curious about… Read More
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