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Presentation: “Open Accessible Pedestrian Signals”

Jan 11, 2018

On January 17th, the A11Y Princeton Meetup will host a presentation called “Open Accessible Pedestrian Signals (Open APS).” Thomas Logan, Equal Entry CEO, will be discussing his work on the Open APS NYC project alongside partner Chuck Groom, serial entrepreneur and founder of Seattle Tech Startups. Answering the Call for Innovation – Enhancing Mobility for […]

Recap: “Accessibility, Technology, and Fashion Design”

Dec 14, 2017

On October 26th, Accessibility NYC hosted a meetup entitled “Accessibility, Technology, and Fashion Design.” Shawn Lauriat, an accessibility engineer for Google Apps, talked about his work as an adviser for Open Style Lab. They are a nonprofit organization dedicated to making style and clothing accessible to people of all abilities. Here are some highlights from Lauriat’s presentation: How […]

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Meetup Recap: Two Decades of Disability Rights Advocacy with Lainey Feingold

Nov 29, 2017

On October 26th, Accessibility NYC hosted a joint meetup with the Computer Center for Visually Impaired People at Baruch College entitled “Two Decades of Disability Rights Advocacy: A Conversation and Book Signing.” Lainey Feingold, Attorney, gave a presentation about her work with some of the largest companies in the United States to improve access to websites, mobile apps […]

Accessibility NYC Meetup Recap: “Implementing Resizable Text Without Breaking the User Experience”

Nov 21, 2017

  Earlier this month, Accessibility NYC hosted a meetup entitled “Implementing Resizable Text Without Breaking the User Experience.” Presenter Adina Halter, Senior Product Manager and Chief Technologist for Accessibility at Comcast, described how to implement relative font sizing while keeping the integrity of your web page intact. Here are some highlights from Halter’s presentation: What […]

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Meetup Recap: “Building an Accessible Document Workflow”

Oct 26, 2017

Last year, Accessibility NYC hosted a meetup at thoughtbot entitled “Building an Accessible Document Workflow.” Damian Sian, Senior Web Accessibility Advisor for Princeton University, gave a presentation on practical approaches to ensuring accessibility in document workflows, specifically PDF document workflows. Here are some highlights from Damian’s presentation: Why do we still need PDFs? How WCAG […]

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August Meetup Recap: “My Story, Aphasia, the NYC Outdoors Disability Group, and the No Barriers Summit”

Oct 11, 2017

This past summer, Accessibility NYC hosted a meetup entitled “My Story, Aphasia, the NYC Outdoors Disability Group, and the No Barriers Summit.” Presenter Avi Golden, a practicing EMT, described how he went from being a Critical Care and Flight Paramedic with North Shore LIJ (Northwell) EMS and NY Presbyterian EMS before having a stroke to […]

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Presentation: “Lessons Learned from Recent Litigation and Emerging Best Practices”

Jul 20, 2017

Last month, a federal Judge held that a grocery store website must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As a result, businesses across the United States need to stay abreast of the legal issues and practical considerations involved in managing risk in this evolving and increasingly litigious climate. Equal Entry’s Chris Keroack served […]

Thomas Logan Presents: “Accessibility and Virtual Reality”

Jul 7, 2017

Thomas Logan, Equal Entry CEO, recently delivered his “Accessibility and Virtual Reality” presentation to the Bay Area Accessibility and Inclusive Design group in San Francisco. Logan highlighted successful applications available in the VR/AR marketplace that illustrate accessibility best practices via custom solutions, as well as popular VR/AR applications that currently fall short of accessibility guidelines. His presentation […]

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“Writing Government Information for People with Disabilities”

Jun 27, 2017

Earlier this month, Accessibility NYC hosted a Meetup at thoughtbot titled “Writing Government Information for People with Disabilities.” The presenter was Jonathan Katz, Content Writer at the New York City Department of Small Business Services. Katz discussed how to write so that people with cognitive disabilities can read, understand, and use your content. Here are three moments we found especially interesting in […]