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Default accessible

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

Expansively inclusive

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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AXSChat with Rosemary Musachio Chief Accessibility Officer for Ruh Global.

(…more) Originally published as AXSChat with Rosemary Musachio Chief Accessibility Officer for Ruh Global. at AXSChat

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AXSChat with Elaine Katz, Senior VP of Grants and Communications at the Kessler Foundation

(…more) Originally published as AXSChat with Elaine Katz, Senior VP of Grants and Communications at the Kessler Foundation at AXSChat

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Crippen hears visually impaired users complain after rail websites go grey scale for Prince Philip

For many visually impaired people who recently tried to access […]
The post Crippen hears visually impaired users complain after rail websites go grey scale for Prince Philip appeared first on Disability Arts Online.

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AXSChat with Dr. Rachele Hendricks-Sturrup is a health scientist and Health Policy Counsel at th…

(…more) Originally published as AXSChat with Dr. Rachele Hendricks-Sturrup is a health scientist and Health Policy Counsel at th… at AXSChat

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#AXSChat with Michael Fembek, Zero Project Director, Essl Foundation

(…more) Originally published as #AXSChat with Michael Fembek, Zero Project Director, Essl Foundation at AXSChat

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Plain Language

Plain language is grammatically correct and universally understood language that includes complete sentence structure and accurate word usage. Plain language is not unprofessional writing or a method of “dumbing down” or “talking down” to the reader. “A communication is in plain language if its wording, structure, and design are so clear that the intended readers…

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Digital Accessibility Rights Evaluation (DARE) Country Index

Here you will find 137 individual country report cards for States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities tracking their progress in implementing digital accessibility. Each country report includes key country facts, rankings and details of the country DARE Index scores (Digital Accessibility Rights Evaluation Index), as well as country information…

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G3ict

G3ict – the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies – is an advocacy initiative launched in December 2006 by the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development, in cooperation with the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at UN DESA. Vision In our digital world, solutions shall…

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Tax incentives for accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act

In the US, businesses can take advantage of two  tax incentives available to help cover costs of making access improvements for customers with disabilities: • A tax credit for small businesses who remove access barriers from their facilities, provide accessible services, or take other steps to improve accessibility for customers with disabilities • A tax…

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#AXSChat with Kate Nicholson, Co-Chair of the Chronic Pain/Opioid Task Force

(…more) Originally published as #AXSChat with Kate Nicholson, Co-Chair of the Chronic Pain/Opioid Task Force at AXSChat

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