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Why Voting Must Be Accessible to All & How It Isn’t

27 Oct 2020

If voting is a civic duty, shouldn’t all voters have access to all steps of the process? As state and federal elections draw near this question is urgent and, because of Covid-19 in-person options for voting are more risky or, just plan unavailable. Unfortunately when it comes to digital access, voting is not an easy […]

Deadline approaching for Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

16 Sep 2020

In 2005 Ontario became the first Canadian Province to pass accessibility laws and has one of the most comprehensive policies created to date: The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Many countries, like the US, have laws that require government organizations or organizations that use government funds to have and procure accessible technology, websites […]

Disability Rights Are Not Optional: How Proposed GOP Legislation Will Hurt the ADA

19 Aug 2020

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)  just celebrated its 30th anniversary, but even with this legislation in place, there are still lots of hurdles folks with disabilities face everyday, both in the physical and digital world,/ Unfortunately, Senate Republicans are trying to roll-back the progress made by the ADA, and create more obstacles for those […]