23 minutes | Mar 28, 2020

Emily Ogle Advocates for People with Disabilities and Accessibility as Coronavirus Turns Life Digital

Emily Ogle is an advocate for accessibility and those with disabilities.  She's the senior regulatory strategist for accessibility at Cerner Corporation.In this episode, Emily emphasizes the need for digital accessibility as Coronavirus fundamentally alters life as we know it.  Topics covered include:Emily received an inaccessible PDF concerning COVID-19 from her property managerHow people with disabilities are disproportionately affected by CoronavirusWhy team leads need to check-in with team members one-on-oneThe best approach to accessibility / becoming accessibleDeque is a great example of accessible online learningWhat people take for granted when it comes to disabilitiesHealthcare IT accessibility is mostly about software, not the webTwo things Emily urges everyone to do right nowHow Coronavirus is impacting Emily's worldLinks from this episode:Emily Ogle LinkedIn ProfilePaul J. Adam Accessibility Examples Get the transcript for this episode at accessible.org/ep11Support the show (https://krisrivenburgh.com)
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