Finding resources focused on how to attend various events that have showcases or presentations based on hearing disablity category (Deaf/HH/Communication). A variety of technology devices are needed to help people who have a hearing disability when today's technology is advanced.
Design a mentoring program where accessibility experts mentor younger technology designers/developers to expose them to the field of accessibility.
Infuse accessible technology awareness and trainings during company onboarding and other trainings.
Intenstive training on understanding how the devices for the Deaf/HH/Communication disablity category works and applies to the job situtations especially complex ones appropriately.
Public agencies, employers and especially the education environment need to embrace BYOD rather than try to prescribe the AT they will allow. Accessible Technology means... more »
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I am writing on behalf of a friend with disabilities, his ideas are below:
Because of their health, many with disabilities can't work without taking breaks. This is often at odds with much of the software applications they have to work with, which automatically times them out if they have been away too long. It is very hard to get back in and work again.
The cheaper it is, the more places you'll be able to place it within a work center. It doesn't get cheaper than free.
Dragon naturally speaking is expensive; in some (but not all) cases users may use free software, such as dictation.io, or Google Voice, Firefox Hello
But, there is a need... more »
In order to shift that paradigm to a win-win scenario, organizations, especially... more »
I am writing this on behalf of a friend with multiple disabilities: his thoughts follow here:
If the person has a difficulty writing, the company or organization could use a system like Dragon Speak to help the person be able to say what they want to say. Dragon on every platform, not just special platforms.
Some people have to use the phones or other devices other than computers to do their work.