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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-E1: Interview with Daniel Castro the VP of ITIF

By Mark Miller on January 13, 2019

In this episode: Mark and Derek interview Daniel Castro, VP of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Earlier this year ITIF published a report benchmarking federal and government sites on eight factors including accessibility, security, and mobile friendliness, among others. All three discuss the results of the study as well as reasons for the wide variabilities between the state ratings. The podcast concludes with Daniel’s broad...

IAP 2018-E1: Disability Awareness Month for Kids

By Mark Miller on March 29, 2018

In this episode: IAP Co-host Jeremy Curry is in the principal’s office and is blaming it all on co-host and guide dog Darren. Principal of New Haven Primary School in New Haven, Indiana, Renita Peters, talks to us about Disability Awareness Month and how the school participates every year to bring awareness to its students. And, yes, she invites your very own Jeremy Curry and Darren talk to the New Haven students showing them what it is like to...