MBS CEO Albert Rizzi joins Ray Saltini for the webinar Digital Platforming Conversations: Customer Experience and Accessibility in the Banking Industry

2018-11-07T14:54:25-05:00November 7th, 2018|Accessibility, Community, Events, Technology|

On Thursday, November 15th, MBS CEO Albert Rizzi joins Ray Saltini for the webinar Digital Platforming Conversations: Customer Experience and Accessibility in the Banking Industry! They'll Explore: New technologies for delivering outstanding experiences Accessibility trends and digital inclusion Actionable strategies for continuous compliance Managing IT pain and expanding scope Register for the webinar now

Does Your Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Program Include Powerful People with Disabilities?

2018-10-31T17:06:59-04:00October 31st, 2018|Accessibility, Community, Employment, Tanner's Thoughts|

by Tanner Gers Has your organization truly embraced diversity and inclusion? Do you have diverse, inclusive hiring practices? When you hire qualified professionals, do you have inclusive digital, physical, and organizational supports in place for people of all abilities? If not, your corporate culture isn’t as diverse and inclusive as it could be. And it

An Inclusive World, Maps, and Google

2018-10-29T07:55:05-04:00October 25th, 2018|Accessibility, Community, Outdoors, Tanner's Thoughts, Technology|

by Tanner Gers Even my grandma in her 80’s knows how to use Google maps. Google’s awesome technology has taken us to the next level with regards to travel instructions, GPS, and knowing where we all want to go. And when I say us, I really mean most of us… Until now. Recently, Google incorporated

New Voter-Assisted Terminal Gives Blind and Partially Sighted People Privacy When Voting

2018-10-22T10:01:36-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Accessibility, Community, Government|

OCTOBER 15, 2018 11:24 AM New voting machines for people with disabilities in Michigan were unveiled recently, ensuring that blind and visually impaired residents will be able to privately and accurately cast their vote in the upcoming midterm elections. On Nov. 6, thousands of visually impaired Michigan voters will get to cast their ballot independently.

BRIDGESTONE BECOMES WORLDWIDE PARALYMPIC PARTNER

2018-10-22T08:50:55-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Activities, Community, Entertainment, Outdoors, Press Release|

WORLD’S LARGEST TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY HAS GLOBAL RIGHTS TO THE PARALYMPIC MOVEMENT THROUGH TO 2024 TOKYO (October 18, 2018) – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced that the world’s largest tire and rubber manufacturer has become the organization’s seventh Worldwide Paralympic Partner. Already a Worldwide Olympic Partner through to

Richard Branson wants to change your perception of people with dyslexia

2018-10-18T10:29:51-04:00October 18th, 2018|Accessibility, Community, Employment, Entertainment|

Richard Branson on dyslexics: We're wired differently by Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY Long before he was a billionaire businessman or had "Sir" attached to his name, Richard Branson was made to feel "stupid." As a kid, he was actually beaten regularly – by the headmaster. The reason: his dyslexia. “People were either assumed to

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities has launched the abilITy Cisco Academy powered by NYC: ATWORK

2018-10-18T09:56:11-04:00October 18th, 2018|Accessibility, Community, Employment, Government, Tanner's Thoughts|

by Tanner Gers New York City sets standards high in creating employment opportunities for people with disabilities in 21st century jobs! On October 11, 2018, Neil Ramano’s team at the National Council on Disability submitted to President Trump the 2018 Report National Disability Employment Policy, From the New Deal to the Real Deal: Joining the