2710, 2016

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Ben Mattlin

October 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Ben Mattlin

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Ben [...]

3009, 2016

Darren Walker and the Ford Foundation: Disability Awareness and the Dynamics of Power, Privilege, and Ignorance

September 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Darren Walker and the Ford Foundation: Disability Awareness and the Dynamics of Power, Privilege, and Ignorance

“The paradox of privilege is that it shields us from fully experiencing or acknowledging inequality, even while giving us more power to do something about it.” –Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation On September 12, 2016, Darren Walker published an article titled, “Ignorance is the enemy within: On the power of [...]

1509, 2016

The Need for Web Accessibility in Human Resources

September 15th, 2016|Comments Off on The Need for Web Accessibility in Human Resources

Recent news regarding web accessibility commonly focuses on individuals with disabilities as customers and/or consumers. This makes sense—regulations are in place for businesses (Title III of the ADA and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation act, for example) to make their online presence accessible to the general public, and failing to do so [...]

2208, 2016

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Steve Way

August 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Steve Way

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Steve [...]

1108, 2016

Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Jerry Kessler

August 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Web Accessibility Spotlight Interview — Jerry Kessler

User1st’s Spotlight interviews highlight individuals who have advanced the rights, opportunities and boundaries of what was thought possible for individuals with disabilities. This interview format offers insight about the lives, experiences and contributions of those who look to advance the presence of persons with disabilities in mainstream society. This feature is on Dr. [...]

908, 2016

Let’s Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Website!

August 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Let’s Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Website!

On August 6, the world marked a major technological anniversary that went mostly unnoticed. 25 years ago to the day was when the first website went live to the public. Created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the first website is a far cry from what we are accustomed to today. Berners-Lee’s first webpage [...]

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