Signs and Buttons Alone Don’t Make a Building Accessible

The following post was written by Rick Baker, a senior accessibility strategist at Microsoft with more than 25 years of experience making technology easier for people. He helps teams across Microsoft understand and implement accessible products for everyone. —- Even a well-intended accessibility feature can’t help people if it is not designed correctly. I recently…


ADA Anniversary: Looking Forward to a People-Centric Society

The following blog post has been written by Laura Ruby – Director of Accessibility Policy and Standards at Microsoft. She has worked in this area of the technology sector for more than 22 years. — The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 23 today and we have done a lot to make technology more accessible during its first…


ADA’s impact continues: Celebrating progress and looking ahead

The following blog post has been written by Laura Ruby – Director of Accessibility Policy and Standards at Microsoft. She has worked on Accessibility Policy and Standards in the technology sector for over 22 years and cherishes her long standing relationships with government, consumer, and industry stakeholders. — July 26th, 2012 marked the 22nd anniversary of the Americans…