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If You’re not Thinking About Accessibility – a Talk with Marcy Sutton | CKSource.com

Marcy Sutton is a web developer and web accessibility advocate based in Seattle. She currently works as an Accessibility Engineer for Adobe. She is also the co-leader of Girl Develop It Seattle and an international public speaker. You can learn more about Marcy’s work from her website and her Twitter account. In this brief interview, we are looking at various dimensions of web accessibility and how it cuts across multiple layers of online product development. Read on for more!

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Ethiopia: Of Disability and Accessibility – allAfrica.com

INTERVIEW

By Henok Reta

Judith Heumann is an internationally recognized leader of the disability community and a lifelong civil rights advocate for disadvantaged people. She has been appointed Special Advisor for International Disability Rights at the US Department of State.

She previously served as the Director for the Department on Disability Services for the District of Columbia, where she was responsible for the Developmental Disability Administration and Rehabilitation Services Administration. …

Judith was in Addis Ababa last week to see the lives of people with disability and Henok Reta of The Reporter caught up with her and sat down with her for a brief interview.

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Color Is Relative: Designing for Accessbility

In “Color Is Relative: Designing for Accessbility”, web designer and illustrator Geri Coady opened our eyes to the prevalence of colorblindness as well as the usability issues our design decisions can pose for those readers. Afterwards, she fielded questions about starting points, creating accessible palettes, navigating brand guidelines and more. Here’s what she had to say.

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Why You Need to Know About Online Accessibility with Dennis Lembree – Social Light

Every once in a while a story surfaces involving a company that is forced to pay out big bucks because their website isn’t accessible to people with disabilities. People shake their heads and say “bad company,” but may not actually understand what online accessibility is and what they need to do to make their own websites more accessible. To remedy that, I asked online accessibility expert, Dennis Lembree, to be a guest and talk about what it means to be accessible.

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