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‘Essential Accessibility’ Website Rethinks The Web For People With Disabilities

By Wendy Lu
March 10, 2017

For many people with disabilities, accessibility doesn’t necessarily equal accommodation. When it comes to using the internet, for instance, computers aren’t usually tailored for people with certain disabilities, like severe visual impairment or upper-body paralysis. But the website Essential Accessibility, a resource that allows people with disabilities (PWD) to use the web with ease so that they can go about their daily lives and focus on more important things, is hoping to change all that.

Omni Hotels & Resorts Offers Five Star Accessibility for Guests with Disabilities

TORONTO, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire

eSSENTIAL Accessibility and Omni Hotels & Resorts have partnered to launch the eSSENTIAL Accessibility app, an exciting accessibility initiative for guests with disabilities. The eSSENTIAL Accessibility app provides keyboard and mouse replacement tools that help individuals with physical, reading and age-related disabilities navigate the web. Through the app’s motion technology and voice activated controls, guests can make reservations, research destinations and take advantage of offers.

2015 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference presented by Time Inc

In 2014, ANA partnered with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to introduce the People with Disabilities category to the Multicultural Excellence Awards and the Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference. In its first year, the People with Disabilities Category won the Best-in-Show award for Duracell and Derek Coleman’s story.

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LabCorp Offers eSSENTIAL Accessibility App to Make It Easier for People with Disabilities to Manage Health Care Online

TORONTO, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — eSSENTIAL Accessibility is proud to announce that Laboratory Corporation of America┬« Holdings (LabCorp┬«), the clinical laboratory providing leading-edge medical testing and diagnostic knowledge services globally, now offers the eSSENTIAL Accessibility desktop application on its sites to better communicate with and serve individuals with disabilities. LabCorp joins other leading brands and companies in making this app available.

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http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/labcorp-offers-essential-accessibility-app-to-make-it-easier-for-people-with-disabilities-to-manage-health-care-online-300067749.html