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Please feel free to review the questions and responses from the dialogue below:

  • Question 1:
    What are some creative solutions you've used to make social media more accessible for you?
  • Question 2:
    What are your recommendations to social media companies on how to create more accessible features and services?

Campaign: Employment

Files must be in readable formats

For emploiement, I think, all the files must be in readable formats, by all types of disabilities. We oval of "Must be physically feet, before aplying for a job?" Online compliance must be consider by the emploiers, more so, if it is just for communication and reporting porposes? reports and similar researches, can be submitted on line for potential PWD aplicant can still perform his expectations or the demands of the ...more »

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Campaign: Education

Translate files on the Web into Different Languages

Developed countries should help their small brothers by supporting softwares that will translate files on the web in their own languages. I think, it is a better start to educate PWDS in developing countries, if the screen reader are speaking their native tang? I also believe, that discriptive features must be increased and if it is possible, include discriptive portions, as part of the international proto call, in e-publishing. ...more »

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Campaign: Solutions

Useful apps that help with accessibility w/ social media

There are many folks who can't wait for social media companies to meet their accessibility needs. Instead, there is a proliferation of apps created by developers, especially users w/ disabilities. What are some you use? What do you like about them? Do they absolve companies of their responsibilities?

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Campaign: Solutions

Oversight Prior to Rolling Out New Sites

No architect can get away with designing a building without wheelchair ramps, elevators and accessible bathrooms, because there is a permit needed and inspections are made prior to the first brick being laid. But, for people with print handicaps, equal access is more and more often a digital issue. Elevators can be many thousands of dollars, while making accessible websites, software and digital interfaces on appliances, ...more »

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Campaign: Solutions

Section 508 compatible vs. usable

The art of developing a usable solution isn't about simply following accessibility guidelines, it's about having a good design process. Sadly, good design is undervalued, and accessibility principles (and guidelines) are taught as an afterthought, not a core component of technology or design. A solution? Well, if our best hope is the expensive and slow process of public awareness I suggest working to get these concepts ...more »

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