South Australia Disability Inclusion Bill 2018 

South Australia Disability Inclusion Bill 2018 A BILL FOR An Act to promote the full inclusion in the community of people with disability; to assist people with disability to achieve their full potential as equal citizens; to promote improved access to mainstream supports and services by people with disability; to provide for the screening ofContinue reading “South Australia Disability Inclusion Bill 2018 “

The high cost of digital discrimination: why companies should care about web accessibility | The Guardian

A 2011 survey by the Pew Research Center found that 2%, or 4.7 million American adults, said they suffered from a disability or illness that made it difficult or impossible for them to use the internet. For a growing number of companies, that inaccessibility comes at a cost. The US Department of Justice (DOJ), citingContinue reading “The high cost of digital discrimination: why companies should care about web accessibility | The Guardian”

5 Things You Need to Know About Web Accessibility

JANUARY 8, 2016 This fall, the Department of Justice postponed its proceeding to adopt regulations on web accessibility for a few more years. The prolonged delay in those regulations has created a perfect storm for more litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As a result, many companies should be adding web accessibility to theirContinue reading “5 Things You Need to Know About Web Accessibility”

Eleanor Smith Inclusive Home Design Act Will Make Homes Accessible | Rep. Jan Schakowsky

There should be more of this particular type of sensible law emanating from our Political leaders! Today, I introduced the Eleanor Smith Inclusive Home Design Act, which would require new homes built with federal dollars to meet accessibility standards — including a zero-step entrance, wheelchair accessible doorways and bathrooms, and climate controls that are atContinue reading “Eleanor Smith Inclusive Home Design Act Will Make Homes Accessible | Rep. Jan Schakowsky”