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  1. AAC Resources During Covid-19

    by Dave Chapple

    According to The American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) includes “all of the ways we share our ideas and feelings without talking.” By that definition, we may not realize how often we communicate without speaking and …

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  2. A Brief History of Screen Readers

    by Becky Gibson

    It is hard for a sighted user to imagine navigating the web without actually seeing a page or using a mouse. Blind screen reader users have no problem navigating a web page that is coded correctly and follows basic accessibility guidelines. A screen reader is an assistive …

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  3. Celia Hughes Reflects on 20 Years of AIR

    by Anthony Vasquez

    The 2020 Accessibility Internet Rally (AIR) wrapped up last November 23. After six weeks of hard work, we, along with the 34 nonprofits that participated, await the decisions from our judges. This is the 22nd year of AIR. To celebrate our long-running competition, we asked Celia …

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  4. Meet Rob Carr, Lead Judge for the 2020 AIR competition

    by Pam Revsine

    Rob Carr, CPACC, ICT Accessibility Program Manager for Oklahoma ABLE Tech is a man who wears many hats. Primarily, he runs a program providing expertise on functional and technical accessibility, accessibility policy, and institutionalizing accessibility. His main focus, as an …

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  5. Helping the Helpers Be More Inclusive: A 4 Part Series

    by Sharron Rush

    Introducing a series to help philanthropists understand how and why to communicate with accessibility in mind. A few weeks ago, I complained loudly about the philanthropic and NPO support organizations that fail to meet the access requirements that allow people with disabilities …

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