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  1. International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017

    I am sitting at the gate in an airport, waiting for a flight to Vancouver, BC. I use a wheelchair and travel with a service dog. Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.  I can't help but think about the changes that happened since this event officially started...

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  2. World Usability Day 2017: Accessibility, Usability, and User Experience

    Today is World Usability Day. This year's theme is "Inclusion through User Experience," which is excellent because it promotes the idea of an inclusive web, which has been Knowbility's vision since the very beginning. You might ask: "What's usability?" In this context, we're talking about making websites easier to use...

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  3. Inaugural A11yTO Conference

    The first A11yTO conference happened on September 28 and 29, 2017, in Toronto, ON, Canada. It was the first conference devoted entirely to accessibility in Canada (apart from a few A11y Camps and meetups). I thought it was a success. From the comments I heard at the conference and saw...

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  4. CALLING STATE AGENCIES: Join Texas AIR to Improve the Web for All!

    Knowbility is excited to announce The Texas State Agency Accessibility Internet Rally (Texas AIR), a new way for state agencies in Texas to participate in OpenAIR, THE international web accessibility competition that increases awareness of tools and techniques that make the Internet accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities, by...

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  5. Our Featured Volunteer: Katie Haritos-Shea

    by Jessica Looney

    Katie Haritos-Shea is an information and communications technology architect with Deque Systems, an accessibility products and services company. Since 2015 she has been on the board of Knowbility. She is fascinated with science and emerging technologies and with their potential to improve the lives of all, particularly people with disabilities,...

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