Many are just learning about digital accessibility — designing and programming in ways that ensure disabled users can access technology. That fact is, however, accessibility is not new; teams just haven’t been implementing it until now.
Lessons from how the ADA influenced our physical spaces can (and should) apply to our digital world.
Part of changing the state of accessibility is changing the perspective of disability.
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”.