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  1. Chicago’s Millennium Park, an exemplary commitment to Universal Design

    by Divya Mulanjur

    2015 commemorates the 25th anniversary of the passing of the American’s with Disabilities Act.  In the past 25 years we have seen a slow steady progression: from stop gap measures taken as an afterthought to include persons with disabilities, to the current movement which we have as a community in...

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  2. Disability is Not a Problem; it is Part of Who You Are.

    by Divya Mulanjur

    Article by Patricia Walsh, Principal at Blind Ambition Speaking and USA Para National Olympic-Distance Triathlon Champion  When I was growing up, the future for persons with disabilities did not seem bright to me.  I was coached in the process for applying for SSDI.  I believed to collect social security was my ceiling with regard...

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  3. The Future of Accessible Software: Sharron Rush Interview

    by Divya Mulanjur

    Partners on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT) recently interviewed Knowbility's Executive Director, Sharron Rush, on her thoughts regarding the future of accessible technology.  Sharron states that some huge impact has been made by corporations such as Apple putting their best designers on inclusive design.  By designing innovative tools like Siri,...

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  4. SXSW Dewey Winburne Community Service Award Nominations are now open!

    by Divya Mulanjur

    Every year SXSW honors 10 amazing people serving their communities in different ways in honor of SXSW Interactive co-founder, Dewey Winburne. Dewey was one of the original co-founders of the SXSW Interactive Festival, but he was many other things in the Austin community: a family man, a teacher, a visionary, a connector and...

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  5. AccessU 2015: Put People First

    by Divya Mulanjur

    Registration is open for this year’s AccessU themed, ‘Accessibility: Put People First’ at http://do.knowbility.org/v/accessu-registration/. The conference will provide practical resources, encouraging participants to explore various aspects of digital inclusion and master the role-based skills involved in launching successful accessibility initiatives. AccessU is a conference that brings leading experts from around...

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