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Kevan Chandler, founder of We Carry Kevan,

By Mark Miller on November 21, 2019

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In this episode: Mark chats with Kevan Chandler, a non-profit founder, author, and adventurer to the core. They talk about Kevan’s non-profit, We Carry Kevan, which strives to encourage the dignity of individuals with disabilities and their support systems, acknowledging everyone’s unique potential. Kevan discusses his travels as “the human backpack” with his friends across Europe and China, and goes into detail about his books and what inspires...

IAP 2019-E7: Joe Devon, founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

By Mark Miller on August 7, 2019

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In this episode: Joe Devon, co-founder of GAAD, joins Mark for his second appearance on the Interactive Accessibility podcast to discuss the history of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) and how the landscape of accessibility has changed since GAAD’s inception, over eight years ago. They talk about how getting to the end user and having the end user demand accessibility will be the real the catalyst for significant change in the industry...

Apple’s New “Voice Control” Feature Takes Digital Accessibility to the Next Level

By Mark Miller on June 26, 2019

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Apple has always been a dedicated advocate for accessibility. Their products are designed to be exceptionally easy to use for users with varying degrees of abilities, and this focus on the customer experience has subsequently propelled them to almost 40% market share of the worldwide smartphone market in 2018. If you’re a devoted iPhone fan you’ll know why their share...

IAP 2019-E3: Interview with the CEO of MagnaReady

By Mark Miller on April 24, 2019

IAP 2019-E3: Interview with the CEO of MagnaReady In this episode: Mark chats with Maura Horton, founder and CEO of MagnaReady, an adaptive clothing line that uses magnets in place of buttons and zippers. She explains the story behind the birth of the clothing line and how it influenced her decision to launch a business. Also discussed are her initial barriers to using magnets as closures, how she instills empathy to her kids, and what keeps her...