Part of changing the state of accessibility is changing the perspective of disability.
COVID-19 quarantine underscored the capabilities of online learning, remote work, and live virtual events – all of which allow unprecedented inclusion of people with disabilities. Using the best of what we’ve created can make the post-quarantine “new normal” as inclusive as ever.
As #GAAD (Global Accessibility Awareness Day) closely follows the anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, a question comes to mind: Are people still perpetuating the “separate but equal” mentality when it comes to people with disabilities? Unfortunately, there is ample evidence the answer is “Yes”.