Advocating for Change: The Unseen Struggle for Accessibility

We are often told and encouraged to be the agents of the change we wish to see in the world. Advocacy is critical to enable us to grow and make the world a better place for ourselves and for those who follow. This is a principle I whole-heartedly embrace. Without advocates and pioneers who came before me, the opportunities I have today would not exist. However, this critical work often results in the weight of a company’s accessibility efforts and initiatives being placed on the shoulders of people with disabilities, who often sacrifice their time, money and energy in the pursuit of more accessible experiences.
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