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Here’s Some Free Advice for Presidential Candidates on How to Talk About Disability

The 2020 Elections are still 17 months away and there are currently 26 people are running for President. We’re just about to see the first two Democratic Debates, set for June 26 and 27. With that in mind, I’d like to offer some free advice on disability to all the candidates, which should apply regardless … Continued

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Here’s Some Free Advice for Presidential Candidates on How to Talk About Disability

The 2020 Elections are still 17 months away and there are currently 26 people are running for President. We’re just about to see the first two Democratic Debates, set for June 26 and 27. With that in mind, I’d like to offer some free advice on disability to all the candidates, which should apply regardless … Continued
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If You Don’t Make Your Content Accessible, You’re Leaving Me Out

Imagine being left out of millions of conversations all across the internet. This is what happens to blind and low vision people when content on social media isn’t described. Cindy shared her experience with inaccessible content with us, and her thoughts on how to create more inclusion in the digital realm.
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Why Describe? Audio Describing Your Video Content Makes a World of Difference.

Why Describe? Check out our video on audio description, and then read on below. Audio Description is an accessibility feature that’s not very well known, but very important to its users. Audio described movies and videos include spoken description that explains exactly what’s happening on screen. It’s really helpful for blind and low vision folks, … Continued

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