The most recent episode of the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT)’s Future of Work podcast features Hadi Rangin, Information Technology Accessibility Specialist for Accessible Technology Services (ATS) at the University of Washington, as he discusses the importance of accessibility testing in the technology procurement process. Continue reading Podcast: Understanding Workplace Accessibility Technology Testing
Ellie Goldstein, an 18-year-old model with Down’s syndrome from Ilford in Essex, just got her first modeling gig for Gucci Beauty. In collaboration with the Photo Vogue Festival, Goldstein starred in the new Gucci L’Obscur Mascara campaign alongside four other models, a project that continues to support the company’s overall goals of “supporting emerging talents and promoting the theme of unconventional and non-stereotypical beauty,” according to a release for the campaign.Continue reading Gucci’s Latest Beauty Campaign Stars a Model With Down Syndrome, and It’s Beautiful
How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disability activist Keah Brown wishes we were all less precious when talking about disability,Continue reading Writer-Activist Keah Brown Redefines Disability on Her Own Terms
The most recent episode of the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT)’s Future of Work podcast features Brook McCall, Director of the Tech Access Initiative at United Spinal Association, as she discusses the workplace technology challenges that people with mobility disabilities face.
2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the passage of the landmark civil rights legislation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which was signed into law on July 26, 1990.
Three-time Paralympian Angela Madsen died earlier this week while attempting a solo row from Los Angeles to Honolulu.Continue reading 3-time Paralympian Angela Madsen dies while rowing from L.A. to Honolulu
About to take a leap into an accessible workplace technology effort? While many employers don’t know where to begin, getting started is simple. Continue reading TechCheck: A powerful tool to help employers assess their technology accessibility practices
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The LGBTQ+ community and the disability community intersect in significant ways Continue reading More Than One-Third of LGBTQ+ Adults Identify as Having a Disability
No outfit is complete without a mask these days. Recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and sometimes required by businesses, face coverings have become a new social standard Continue reading New normal of masks is an ‘added barrier’ for deaf and hard-of-hearing community
The Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT)’s latest Future of Work podcast episode features Assistive Technology Specialists Chris Baumgart and Meagan Little of Imagine! Continue reading Creating VR Workplace Training Programs for People with Disabilities