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How To Use The Resource Library

This post explains how the resource library works. Every day we all are surrounded by stories from news, movies, print, social media to share around the water cooler. Rarely, if ever, do these stories teach, inspire or bind people together to promote disability inclusion such as our collection does.

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I Am Black, Disabled And Beautiful. Here’s Why I Speak Up For Others With Disabilities.

“As a disability advocate, I want Black people with disabilities to be seen, heard and respected as human beings.”

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Society’s Adapting To Isolation. As A Disabled Person, I Hope The Changes Stick.

COVID-19 means accessibility has suddenly become everybody’s priority. It should stay that way.

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Accessible Typography: Inclusive Fonts and Type Readability 

Not all your website users will have 20/20 vision. In fact, according to WHO, at least 2.2 billion people globally have a near or distance visual impairment.

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Tips on designing inclusively for auditory/hearing disabilities

Their problems, behaviours, needs & tools, plus design guidelines for building accessible products.

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Testing Color Contrast in Mobile Apps

I love colors.  This fact should not surprise anyone who knows me (I’m an avid knitter, and I love seeing how different colors can interact with each other in patterns).  On top of just being nice, colors can be helpful for parsing through data, providing feedback, and creating visual continuity.  But, using the wrong colors can make a bad impression.

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How to Handle Live Closed Captioning – and the Challenges

Technological innovation has paved a new way to conduct business, education, and life in general – particularly in a world forced to adapt to virtual substitutes during the pandemic.

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What I Learned by Relearning HTML

I’ve worked on websites for several years, both professionally and for side projects. One day, I reflected on the fact that all of my web development education had come from actually making websites. In most cases, I’d have a specific problem, Google how to solve it, and learn something new in the process.

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Adaptive vs. Assistive Technology

The term adaptive technology is often used as the synonym for assistive technology; however, they are different terms.

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Faas Foundation is Proud to Partner with Mental Health America in Making it Easier for Employers to Certify

Mental Health America (MHA) announced today that it is reducing the application fee and streamlining the application process for its Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health certification program.