Presentation for the New York City Bar Association: A Recap

May 1, 2018

I presented to the Disability Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association on April 19th, 2018. The Disability Law Committee was interested in gaining an understanding of common issues that people with disabilities encounter with technology. The State of New York is busy with Americans with Disabilities Act Title III Lawsuits, “having almost […]

Thomas Logan, Equal Entry CEO, Gives Presentation at Princeton University

Feb 22, 2018

Thomas Logan, Equal Entry CEO, recently delivered a presentation at Princeton University about APS technology. APS stands for Accessible Pedestrian Signal Device. You may have noticed these devices at crosswalks, where they help people who are blind or low-vision know when they can safely cross a street. The current APS solution is a sign box […]

Interview with Shauna Keating, Digital Artist and Inclusive Design Advocate

Aug 26, 2016

Shauna Keating gave an excellent presentation at Accessibility New York City earlier this month, and we wanted to speak with her about the important work she is doing. Keating is a designer residing in the Hudson Valley. She works as a Digital Artist at Evolving Media Network, a creative development studio in Kingston, NY specializing in […]

Q&A with John Huth, Librarian for The Child’s Place in Brooklyn

Apr 28, 2016

This month’s installment of our Accessibility Activists column is an interview with John Huth, Young Adult Librarian for The Child’s Place in Brooklyn. He collaborates with partners, including schools and community-based organizations, to provide high quality information services to underserved young people, including those with disabilities. When did you first get started in accessibility? In […]

Q&A with Tiffany Yu, Founder of Diversability

Feb 10, 2016

This month’s installment of our Accessibility Activists column is an interview with Tiffany Yu, the Director of Business Development at REVOLT Media & TV. Yu is also the founder of Diversability, an award-winning social movement to rebrand disability. She graduated with honors from Georgetown University and currently lives in New York City. Follow her on Twitter at […]

New Yorkers Celebrate First Disability Pride Parade

Jul 16, 2015

On Sunday, July 12th, New York City hosted its first annual Disability Pride Parade. Over 3,000 members of the disability community took over Broadway to champion equal access, and to mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Crowds cheered enthusiastically as participants passed by. Mayor Bill de Blasio was in attendance, telling reporters he […]