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The Accessibility Maturity Model and Upcoming IAAP Webinar

By Mark Miller on June 26, 2017

Skittles bouncing of a deck

Not long after I had gotten off a call with Kathy discussing her upcoming IAAP webinar, Where is Your Organization on the Accessibility Maturity Scale, I was sitting on my back deck with my family when my youngest son declared he had a sugar craving and emerged from a plastic shopping bag with a family size bag of Skittles. He grabbed two sides of the candy bag, bared his teeth and pulled. All of us more mature members of his...

Welcome to Global Accessibility Awareness Day Trivia!

By Mark Miller on May 18, 2017

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As you may have guessed from the title, today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! If you don’t know what GAAD is, it is “to get everyone thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.”  And, if you are coming to our site to learn about accessibility, you are in the right place!  Interactive Accessibility...

IAP 2017-E2: Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) Joe Devon

By Mark Miller on May 18, 2017

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The Interactive Accessibility Podcast (IAP) is an entertaining approach to accessibility. We enjoy sharing our discussions on accessibility and how it relates to technology, real-life issues, information, businesses, and people with disabilities. In this episode: An interview with co-founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) Joe Devon.

Fun at CSUN 2017 with Interactive Accessibility

By Mark Miller on February 27, 2017

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The 32st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, known to people in the industry as the 2017 CSUN Conference, is being held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, CA from February 27 to March 3. CSUN, through the International Conference on Assistive Technology for Persons with Disabilities, provides an inclusive setting and hosts many groups including:

Fun at CSUN with Interactive Accessibility

By Mark Miller on March 18, 2016

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The 31st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, known to people in the industry as the 2016 CSUN Conference, is being held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, CA from March 21 to March 26. CSUN, through the International Conference on Assistive Technology for Persons with Disabilities, provides an inclusive setting and hosts many groups including:

Assessing IT Accessibility Risks in Higher Education

By Greg Kraus on September 10, 2015

Trying to determine how accessible your campus is can be a daunting task. There are so many business and educational processes to assess, and it will encompass practically every unit within the institution. How do you even begin to determine if you have processes defined and resources allocated to build an accessible IT infrastructure? One of the recent projects I got to help lead with the EDUCAUSE IT Accessibility Constituent Group was the...