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Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

The journey towards inclusivity in the workplace has seen considerable progress, but individuals with disabilities still encounter both opportunities and challenges. In this blog, we’ll delve into the employment landscape for people with disabilities. Opportunity Many forward-thinking companies in the actively promote diversity and inclusion. These initiatives not only foster a more welcoming environment but …

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Keyboards and accessibility

 One fundamental aspect of digital accessibility is keyboard operability. The advent of the mouse in the 90’s saw the use of keyboard commands drop rapidly. However, it is important to remember those keyboard commands. Keyboard use improves efficiency as well. The Role Keyboard operability refers to the ability to navigate and interact with digital content …

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History of Transistors

The transistor has made a big impact in the world of electronics. This tiny, powerful device has changed the digital age, enabling everything from modern computers to smartphones. What are the origins of the transistor and how did it make the impact that it has? Vacuum Tubes Before the transistor, electronic devices relied on bulky …

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History of Captioning

Captions have become an integral part of our media consumption experience,making content accessible to a broader audience. They provide not only accessibilityfor those with hearing impairments but also benefits for viewers in noisyenvironments or non-native speakers. So where did captioning come from. Silent Films We’ve all seen the old silent films in the early 1900’s. …

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The History of WCAG

The World Wide Web has drastically changed the way that we access information, live our lives, conduct business, and communicate with each other. Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989.  He said that “The power of the web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.” …

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Focus and Digital Accessibility

Two key elements that can be used in web design and development that also significantly contribute to the user experience are focus and digital accessibility. How are they related and how do they assist? Why Focus? How many times have you been reading something on a webpage, and suddenly, a flashy advertisement pops up, diverting …

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