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The CTO/DCMS eAccessibility Summit: tale and keynote speech

At the end of August, I gave the opening keynote at the CTO/DCMS Commonwealth eAccessibility Summit. The delegates were Commonwealth policymakers - ministers, under-secretaries and advisors - and I saw it as an opportunity to plant seeds, so to speak.

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Legislation, schmegislation - don’t tell them, teach them

Don’t get me wrong, I am more than delighted that so many countries around the world have laws in place protecting human rights and promoting the equal treatment of such a wide variety of minority groups, but despite all of this legislation and the requirements for people and organisations to comply with them, we still seem to be falling considerably short in reality.

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Move over disability discrimination. I am coming and I am not going away

A few weeks ago, two comments left on one of my posts really hit home. They both felt that in my writing this blog, I have an opportunity to raise awareness about disability. Boy do I ever feel that, and I will take it one step further - it is my responsibility and my moral obligation. I was not given such a big gob, dogged determination and so many opinions for nothing.

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