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In The Digital Accessibility Podcast, Accessibility Leaders are interviewed by Joe James about the importance of digital accessibility in business and society. Joe is a Digital Accessibility Recruiter at PCR Digital with an inquisitive mind and a passion for the space. Tune in for key insights, personal accounts, and takeaways about the importance of digital accessibility, told by experts. Contact: joe.james@pcrdigital.com PCR Digital: https://www.pcrdigital.com/
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Welcome to the IAAP Accessibility Podcast, brought to you by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), an organization dedicated to supporting professionals and organizations with professional training, certifications, and networking. Our goal is to build professional skills and support organizations that incorporate accessibility into their services, products, and infrastructure. Our "United in Accessibility" podcast provides a platform for shared experiences, sol ...
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Did you know that persons with disabilities make up to 22% of the population? This rises to 40% of the population over the age of 65. This is a market that no business can afford to ignore. Welcome to the Accessibility Solutions podcast, where we explore the intersection of accessibility, business success, and a more inclusive society. In this show, we discuss how making the world accessible is not only good for business but also a fundamental right for all individuals. Join Linda Hunt, an a ...
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My podcasts offers solutions to help older adults stay in their homes for as long as possible. We explore creative home modification solutions and talk to experts in the building and healthcare industry to help older adults and their caregivers navigate how to create safer, more attractive, and comfortable spaces while simultaneously increasing their home value. Let us educate you on creating a home that changes with you, so you can live your best life at any age!
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Welcome to AI Home podcast, the first exclusive podcast on real estate resources and independent living strategies for the disability community. Why? Because Accessibility Is Home. Brought to you by Angela Fox, blogger, and author of “My blue front door”. Ms. Fox will be interviewing Realtors and home improvement contractors who are both disability friendly and others who may have a lot more to learn. Ms. Fox will also provide takeaways for anyone wanting to be a homeowner with a disability.
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Welcome to the accessibility barriers podcast this podcast name has been changed because it reflects more on accessibility than anything else. Businesses will still get reviewed on this podcast, however the goal will be to discuss ways of improving accessibility. The topics may include the following, guide dog use, medication use, form filling. There may be other topics also that I have not mentioned. I hope you enjoy.
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Our desire is to learn about products and services that are accessible to blind/low vision consumers; work on, whenever possible, creating ways to make these more adaptable for use in our lives. We wish to share our information and learn by hearing from those with similar interests/needs, as to how this may be accomplished to improve and increase our independence in society.
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This podcast show gives insight to how you can obtain equipment which is right for you, through Access to Work, together with coaching services and support services. Accessibility Partners facilitates the process if you are working for an organisation or embarking on self employment and run your own company and you have disabilities. Accessibility Partners are working with Adapt Ability , who manufacture and distribute the worlds first hands free mobility device . https://accessibilitypartne ...
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A discussion about assistive technologies and features available on Apple Watch. Guests include David Niemeijer (founder and CEO of AssistiveWare) who discusses his text-based communication app, Proloquo4Text, as well as David Woodbridge (Senior Adaptive Technology Consultant at Vision Australia) and Alex Jones (co-founder of Ai-Media).
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A monthly podcast where Greg Norman and Jack Vasvary share and discuss great stories related to disability, chronic illness, and mental health within the Star Wars fandom. They cover accessibility, representation, and other topics related to inclusion across the Star Wars fan community and in the Star Wars universe. Part of the Skywalking Network.
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In this episode, Linda Hunt and Rich Kozak talk about: The transformative power of inclusive branding Emphasizing authentic language usage Implementing inclusivity from the top down Enhancing brand identity through accessibility initiatives Leveraging accessibility as a competitive advantage Bio: Rich Kozak is a passionate, heart-connecting entrepr…
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In this episode of the United in Accessibility podcast we shine a spotlight on two remarkable individuals, Lori Kressin from the University of Virginia and Kimberly Norris from Carnegie Mellon University, who have been honored with the 2023 IAAP Impact Award for their outstanding contributions to accessibility inclusion within their organizations. …
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the ErgoDox EZ ergonomic keyboard by ZSA. Another ergonomic solution from the same company is [……
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In this conversation, Janet has a conversation with John O'Brien, the CEO of Healthcraft, and Sandy Alexander, OT. HealthCraft is a company that specializes in fall prevention products. They discuss the story behind the SuperPole, the importance of fall prevention, and the innovative solutions Healthcraft has developed for bathroom safety. They als…
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Dani Devesa Derksen-Staats, former iOS Accessibility Engineer at Spotify, The Times, The BBC and SkyScanner Joins Joe to discuss all things Mobile and iOS Accessibility. We discuss his own experience within the field of Mobile and Digital Accessibility and general iOS Development, how all developers and engineers can make a small change to their th…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! There are a lot of great apps out there that can really assist individuals with disabilities. But where can one go to find […] The …
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In this episode, Linda Hunt and Raja Vaidya talk about; Raja's journey of overcoming his fear of speaking leading to his growth and accomplishments the importance of accepting oneself and embracing individual differences challenging limiting beliefs and stepping outside of comfort zones to achieve personal and professional goals, regardless of disa…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Reading and obtaining text and information can be very challenging for individuals with ADHD, dyslexia, or other learning disabilit…
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In this episode of the IAAP United in Accessibility podcast, Dr. Chris Law, Executive Director of Standard Accessibility Reporting (SAR), discusses the organization's mission to establish industry consensus standards for digital accessibility. The conversation covers the challenges in the accessibility field, the need for scoring systems to compare…
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Jill Bjerke, the founder and CEO of Silver Spaces, discusses the Silver Spaces Senior Home Safety Assessment that she created. The assessment is designed to help aging in place professionals and homeowners make homes safer for older adults. It allows users to pick specific rooms in the home and answer standardized questions about safety features. T…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! As I mentioned in a couple of blogs last month, using an ergonomic keyboard can help prevent a repetitive strain injury (or RSI) [……
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In this conversation, Sue Wadden and Emily Kantz from Sherwin-Williams discuss the impact of color on health, safety and wellness. They explain how different colors influence mood and mental health, and recommend specific colors for creating calming environments. They also discuss Sherwin-Williams' annual color mix and color forecast, and how it re…
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In this episode, Linda Hunt and Drocella Mugorewera talk about; the importance of language diversity in creating inclusive environments. highlighting the need to empower foreign-born individuals by providing opportunities to learn the language of the land. parallels between addressing language barriers and accommodating individuals with disabilitie…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Reading many documents and understanding the main ideas in the text can be very challenging for individuals who struggle with readi…
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Viconic Health is a company that specializes in developing and manufacturing passive impact protection systems. Their goal is to bring the same level of passive impact protection to senior living that is currently enjoyed in industries like automotive and sports. They have developed an underlayment system that provides enhanced fall protection in l…
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I teamed up with Griffin Benton from the Maryland Building Industry Association for a heart-to-heart on the Universal Design and Visitability for Housing Act that's revolutionizing homes in Prince George's County, Maryland. We're marking International Day of Acceptance for Disability by celebrating the strides in inclusivity this legislation promis…
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Jennifer Smith, Visa, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Accessibility Jen Smith has worked with accessibility at J.P Morgan Chase, Microsoft, and now at Visa as Director of Strategic Initiatives and Accessibility. She talks about the importance of working with colleagues at different experience levels and backgrounds. She also describes the nee…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Every year, the INDATA Project hosts free trainings on various aspects of assistive technology. These full-day trainings are typica…
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Jeff Weiss, founder and CEO of Age of Majority, discusses the power of active agers in his TEDx talk. He emphasizes the importance of embracing aging and living a vibrant, active life. Jeff dispels misconceptions in marketing campaigns targeted at older adults and highlights the value they bring to various sectors, such as the workforce and communi…
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In this episode, Linda Hunt and Kyle Ann Robertson talk about; the therapeutic value of journaling, particularly during recovery periods. the power of visualization and its techniques. how prompt cards help in triggering creative thoughts and overcoming mental blocks. the concept of mind mapping to enhance creativity. The ultimate goals of Kyle Ann…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Ergonomic keyboards, mice, etc. can help prevent repetitive strain injuries in individuals who spend a lot of time on a computer. I…
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In this "United in Accessibility" podcast, Rachael Mole, a Disability & Inclusion Entrepreneur, discusses her journey promoting workplace inclusion. She addresses the disability employment gap, shares strategies for the UK Government and businesses, and explores the role of technology in enhancing accessibility. Rachael's insights contribute to her…
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Joe Devon, GAAD Foundation, AI Futurist Joe Devon has had a long career in both web development and the application of accessibility to the digital world. Joe talks about his earliest days becoming aware of the need for accessibility and building his knowledge. That lead to being a co-founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day and the GAAD Found…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Children need to practice good dental hygiene for several reasons. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Many individuals with mobility challenges may have difficulty preparing food on a standard stove independently. Fortunately, there …
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Sally Duplantier (du-PLON-tee-ay) is a renowned gerontologist and founder of Zing. Her mission is to help older adults live their best lives longer through better nutrition, more movement, better sleep, less stress, and more social engagement. Sally is also the host of Wellness Wednesdays, a free service to the community which provides evidenced-ba…
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In this episode, Linda Hunt and Deborah Greenhut talk about; The Critical Role of Caregivers Financial Strain and Health Impact The Toll on Family Relationship Advocating for Change And more! Deborah’s Bio: Award-winning author of "The Hoarder's Wife," Dr. Deborah Greenhut speaks on difficult subjects in family mental health. Deborah speaks from pe…
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Stéphanie Walter, Maltem, UX Research & Design Consultant Stéphanie shares her experience with a motion disability that affects her in her daily life and when interacting with digital games. She talks about upcoming changes to laws in Europe that will require accessibility in public and private web sites. Mentioned in this episode: Info about Acces…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! If you’re looking for a product to help your loved one with dementia maintain their independence, the Alzheimer’s Store has several…
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Kris Wilson, an occupational therapist and owner of Modified Independence, specializes in aging in place. He discusses the need for aging in place services and the limitations of home health therapy assessments. Kris explains the factors he considers in evaluations, including the payer, patient goals, and financial constraints. He emphasizes the im…
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Lars Holm Sørensen, Monsido, Accessibility Expert Lars Holm Sørensen resides in Copenhagen where is works on imrproving a compliance platform for organizations and municipalities. He also helps to build accessibility awareness. Lars talks about his lived life as a person who is blind using a screen reader. It created challenges in his education and…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Last week, we talked about the Victor Reader Stream 3 by Humanware which is a pocket-sized digital media audio player that allows u…
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Dimora Designs is a full-service Interior Design Studio serving the greater Tampa, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia areas. Co- Founded by two sisters, Dana Marino & Michelle Schiessle. They specialize in creating functional, yet dramatic spaces for everyday life. If you want to learn more about how you can modify your basement to increase livability fo…
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In this episode, we delve into the state of overlays in digital accessibility. Sam highlights IAAP's stance on overlays, emphasizing the importance of not impeding assistive technology. Matt shares insights into assistive technology challenges, particularly regarding interoperability and the impact of overlays on user experiences. Mike raises cruci…
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Tolu Adegbite is Product/UX designer. Her current work includes providing guidance about accessibility to designers and developers, educating others, and creating new experiences. Starting her career as a front-end developer she was introduce to accessibility early on. Tolu talks about how she learned accessibility principles and embraces the impor…
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Lanada Chanel Duncan wants to influence the way people live and experience wellbeing in their homes. She believes interior design is meant to do that. When she put her design skills and business savvy to good use and founded b.e. decors Interiors (beachy earthtones) after an unexpected health scare in 2015, one of the first projects her design firm…
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What happens when an architectural enthusiast, world traveler, and disability advocate merges her passion with her profession? Meet Leslie Davis, who has spent the past 20 years coordinating disability services and making the world a more accessible place during her international travels. After being diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome, she tran…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! In nearly 35 years, HumanWare has developed more than 50 “highly intuitive and intelligent” solutions that have changed the lives o…
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In this episode, Linda Hunt and Erin Edgar talk about; Navigating Internet Barriers for Blind and Low-Vision Individuals User Experience with Cloud-Based Services Flexibility and Patience in Adaptation Impacts of Software Changes The Advocacy Role And more! Erin’s Bio: Erin Edgar is an attorney and entrepreneur who happens to be blind. She started …
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Ryan Shugart, Microsoft, Senior Program Manager Rich works as a an accessibility subject matter expert with the cloud and AI teams at Microsoft. He shares his experience being born visually impaired and how that affected his early use of a home computer and technology. Graduating from college in IT, he began his work as a system administrator. As a…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Q-files is a web-based collection of over 2,000 articles written for children between the ages of 7 and 13. The site’s articles cov…
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Host, Mark Miller, speaks with Shani Dhanda about her life experiences, her advocacy, and her work as a social entrepreneur and influential figure. Learn about: Her intersectional activism Her influence in the community. Her work as a Disability Inclusion & Accessibility Specialist. Her commitment to being a leader and positive force for others. He…
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In this podcast episode, we explore the complexities of accessibility overlays, emphasizing the significance of responsible innovation and user involvement. The conversation underscores the ongoing collaboration between IAAP and EDF, shedding light on the crucial role of standards and user perspectives in shaping the future of digital accessibility…
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This week, we take you on an enlightening journey through the world of accessibility and home design for individuals with dementia and Neurodivergent disabilities. Jonathan Katz joins us to untangle the complexities of accessible design in kitchens and bathrooms. Together, we dig deep into the innovative solutions that can improve usability in the …
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Erica Ellis, Uber, Head of Product Equity Design Erica Ellis is Head of Product Equity Design at Uber. She explains how accessibility is integrated into the organization through a mindset about service design. Erica shares her early experience with a deaf family member and being an advocate for gender equity for women in technology. As a designer s…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Spelling can be challenging for many individuals. Fortunately, there are apps like Sir Linkalot Spelling to help! According to its …
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In this episode, Linda Hunt talks about; crucial service of AODA compliance reviews, aiding businesses unsure of their compliance status. AODA requirements are tailored to business size, with distinctions for those having 1-19, 20-49 (reporting), and 50+ employees. significance of the compliance report as a practical tool, serving as a checklist an…
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In the dynamic world of interior design, the palette we choose does more than just serve the eye; it’s a fundamental component in fostering an environment that nurtures health, safety, and overall wellness. The hues that adorn our walls, the contrasts that define our spaces, and the color schemes that we wake up to every morning have the power to i…
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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs! Many individuals with dyslexia or other learning disabilities often benefit from having text read aloud. With the NaturalReader app…
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In this podcast episode we delve into the importance of making cybersecurity accessible, emphasizing the need for accessible training, policies, and tools to ensure that everyone, including individuals with disabilities, can contribute to and benefit from the field. Justin also highlights the infancy of the intersection between accessibility and cy…
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