Project Euphonia

Project Euphonia Gives Voice to the Speaking Impaired

For ALS patient Andrea Peet, communication means much more than commanding her phone to text someone or play her favorite song. “To be able to tell my husband that I love him … it was, like, the most fundamental part of being human,” she told TODAY Show reporter Natalie Morales in a special segment. Peet […]

Brain Injury Awareness

Raising the Voices of a Silent Epidemic

Out of all the national health awareness months, Brain Injury Awareness Month ranks among the most important, as misconceptions still surround the condition. “It’s hard to capture accurate statistics because so many people with brain injuries are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed,” said Wendy Waldman, president of the Brain Injury Association of Indiana (BIAI). “A brain injury […]

Vote

Bringing Innovation to the Voting Process

The U.S. presidential election is just around the corner, but concerns are growing about the stability of the voting process amid the upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic. In June, Kentucky closed 95 percent of its polling locations due to the outbreak, and a rush to accommodate remote voting resulted in the distribution of inaccurate absentee […]

Celebrating the Anniversary and Evolution of the ADA

Peter Berg has been working in the field of disabilities almost as long as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been in effect. For the past 20 years, he has worked for the Great Lakes ADA Center, providing education and training on various aspects of the ADA for people with disabilities across six states. […]

Setting Section 508 Technology Standards

Every internet user should be able to travel smoothly through cyberspace. In fact, in 1996, the U.S. Department of Justice declared the web a place of public accommodation. And according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), these places must be accessible to people with disabilities. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires all […]

Gmail Dark Mode Takes You to the Dark Side

Gmail is one of the most recent apps to get a dark mode redesign from Google. While it’s been months since the new iOS 13 and Android 10 arrived — both with system-wide dark modes — Gmail was one of the last major apps to get the new color scheme. Here are a few reasons […]