Can’t Stop the Beat: the Morphing of AT

In the past, notes long-time AT expert Russ Holland, “We said that the purpose of assistive technology was to place band-aids on mainstream technology to make it work.” Now, he says, “companies need to make accessibility part of the design parameters for all products.” Mr. Holland, co-founder of Adirondack AccessAbility and former program director of the Alliance for Technology Access, shares information about "breakthrough technologies" and "incremental changes in software development and use."