Accessibility

United Airlines Redesigns Mobile App To Be More Accessible for People With Visual Disabilities

Press Release

CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ United Airlines today launches a redesigned version of its mobile app, with new enhancements intended to make travel easier for people with visual disabilities.

Democratizing Digital Literacy: Adobe Unveils Readability Research Partnerships at MAX

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From Adobe’s invention of the PDF, to its status as an open standard today, the whole world relies on the ubiquitous PDF to communicate, connect, and absorb information. This is especially critical today in education, where remote learning and digital innovation are not only changing the way teachers teach, but also how students learn. As a champion of creativity as an essential component of digital literacy, it gives us immense pride to share the progress Adobe is making toward better readability for all.

Adobe Unveils Ambitious Multi-Year Vision for PDF: Introduces Liquid Mode

New Liquid Mode increases readability and accessibility of PDFs on mobile devices
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Digital experiences have never been more critical — cutting across all industries and impacting daily work and personal lives.

Why Workplace Accessibility Matters: Hear From Persons With Disabilities Succeeding at Work

Insights from Accenture colleagues on accessibility when you walk in the shoes of someone who is deaf, blind or autistic.
Blog

Imagine a world that is: Silent. Dark. Confusing. Out of reach.

Walk in the shoes of someone who is deaf, blind, autistic or in a wheelchair, and the world will appear very different. Perhaps even isolating, forbidding, closed and exclusive.

That’s often the reality for nearly 1 billion people worldwide with a disability. But workplace accessibility can change that.

Meet Sergio, Beatriz and Jonathan.

Dow Receives Top Score on 2020 Disability Equality Index for 4th Consecutive Year

Press Release

MIDLAND, Mich., August 14, 2020 /3BL Media/– For the fourth consecutive year, Dow (NYSE: DOW) has received a top score on the 2020 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), again placing the Company among the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.” Administered jointly by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD),

Abilities First at Hershey

KIMBERLY MISCAVAGE, Manager, Human Resources, Global Supply Chain 2.0
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  • As the mother of a child with a rare neuromuscular condition, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has had a large impact on my personal and professional life.
  • Many of the modern conveniences we all use today originated due to the ADA.
  • At Hershey, our Abilities First Business Resource Group (BRG) connects those employees living with a disability with employees who are passionate about accessibility and accommodations to successfully live and work.
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  • As the mother of a child with a rare neuromuscular condition, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has had a large impact on my personal and professional life.
  • Many of the modern conveniences we all use today originated due to the ADA.
  • At Hershey, our Abilities First Business Resource Group (BRG) connects those employees living with a disability with employees who are passionate about accessibility and accommodations to successfully live and work.

Advancing Inclusion and Accessibility Through Dow's New All-ERG Fund

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In South Africa, Dow employees are partnering with a non-profit to exchange plastic bottle caps for wheelchairs – giving people in need the chance at mobility and independence.

Merck Receives Top Score of 100 on 2020 Disability Equality Index

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For the sixth year in a row, Merck has been recognized as a Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, receiving a score of 100% on the 2020 Disability Equality Index (DEI). This is the third year that the company has earned a top score in the DEI ratings.  

Merck named Employer of the Year by Disability:IN

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Merck has been recognized by Disability:IN® as the 2020 Employer of the Year for its exemplary policies, strategies and initiatives that have resulted in measurable results in areas of disability inclusiveness in the workplace, marketplace and supply chain.   

The Art and Science of Changing Lives

Limbitless Solutions builds self-confidence and independence in kids with limb differences.
Article

As a graduate student in mechanical engineering at the University of Central Florida (UCF), Albert Manero always wanted to use his engineering skills to change the world. One morning in 2013, he caught a glimpse of how he might do it.

“I heard a radio interview with a man who developed the first 3D-printed mechanical hand, shared his design, and essentially started a global movement of makers,” Manero says. “I was determined to help by bringing whatever skills and lab resources I could to the project.”

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