With August wrapping up, it’s time for your monthly roundup of T-Base Stories. Here are a few of the biggest accessibility stories—in healthcare, government and social-networking—to hit your news feeds this month.
From the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to new rules for accessible healthcare, July’s roundup of T-Base Stories is focused on accessibility legislation, something we are keen to stay on top of at T-Base so that we can relay key, up-to-date legislation information to our customers. Read on for July’s top stories.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as we know it today, went through numerous drafts, revisions, negotiations, and amendments since the first version was introduced in 1988. On July 26, 1990 the ADA came into effect at the signing ceremony at the White House, exactly 26 years ago today.
We recently attended the AHEAD conference in July 13th -15th in Indianapolis and gave us the wonderful opportunity to engage with education professionals about the products, services, challenges and trends in the education industry.
The T-Base-hosted webinar “Web Accessibility: Best Practices” with guest speaker David Best, Accessibility IT Specialist for Business and Education Services in Technology (BEST Consulting), included tons of information on how to improve the accessibility of your website or mobile app to communicate more effectively with your customers who are blind or have low vision. Here’s the dialogue between David Best and T-Base’s Senior Account Manager Jeff Jullion summarized.
From Finding Dory accessible in theatres to changes to the AODA Customer Service Standard, June has been a busy month for accessibility-related news and initiatives. Here’s a recap of our favourite stories.
For the month of May, which also marked the fifth anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness (GAAD), we’ve got to witness efforts over North America for greater access for persons with disabilities and a more inclusive online experience. Here’s a recap of what has been trending in the accessibility domain.
#Access4All: Campaign to Promote Universal Accessibility in Canada
Today marks the fifth anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of this day is to spark dialogue about digital accessibility, to encourage people to think and learn about the ways people who are blind or have low vision use the web, software, mobile apps and other digital tools.