There are a variety of different people with disabilities that need website accessibility features.
Brief summary of show:
Listen to this episode to learn why your law firm can’t ignore website accessibility.
As we continue to advance in technology, we must always remember to create our content, documents and websites in a way that is accessible to people with disabilities. Amber sheds light on many different areas of importance when it comes to accessibility.
Amber is the CEO of Equalize Digital, Inc., a Certified B Corp specializing in WordPress accessibility, maker of the Accessibility Checker plugin, and lead organizer of the WordPress Accessibility Meetup and WP Accessibility Day conference.
We talk about:
• [2:00] Why ignoring website accessibility is a bad strategy
• [4:10] Developing the Accessibility Checker Plugin Amber and what it checks for
• [7:40] The importance of accessibility online when it comes to disabilities
• [17:40] What people are getting sued for for not being accessible online
• [23:40] Amber’s book recommendation
Amber Hinds' Book
From the publisher:
Structured Negotiation: A Winning Alternative to Lawsuits shares stories and strategies from 25 years of successful collaborations between the disability community and some of the largest public and private organizations in the United States. Born at the intersection of accessibility, technology, disability, and dispute resolution, the pioneering strategy described in this book has been instrumental in creating a more inclusive digital world for a quarter century.
First published by the American Bar Association, the Second Edition includes new Structured Negotiation win-wins, other new content, and Forewords by Haben Girma, author of the best-selling Haben: The DeafblindWoman Who Conquered Harvard Law and by Susana Sucunza, Basque Country Spain collaborative lawyer and president of the Basque Country Collaborative Law Association.
Structured Negotiation by Laynie Feingold
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