Laura Allen joins Raqi and Jeff in the Blind Abilities Studio to talk about new developments in Google’s accessibility and disability inclusion.
Laura Allen is Head of strategy for Accessibility and Disability Inclusion, bringing together the Google network of teams to bring awareness to accessibility and disability inclusion within the entire google corporation.
Laura uses a mix of accessibility tools to be independent which gives her a clear perspective on the need for accessibility and how inclusion in the workplace is an everyday experience for everyone.
Laura talks about the new developments in accessibility, resources and how the teams at Google are innovating for a more accessible future.
From high school to college to the workplace, Laura has been building on her life experience to bring awareness and to develop strategies for accessibility across Google’s products and building a more inclusive workplace environment at Google.
To find out more about Google and Accessibility check out the links to their Accessibility Blog and Support Team below.
From the Google Blog: The latest news about our efforts to help everyone access and enjoy the web.
From the Google Help Center:
You can use Google Workspace for online collaboration, organization, and productivity. These resources can help you get started with Google Workspace using assistive technology.
You can connect with any of the Google accessibility support teams for Android, Chrome, Workspace, Chrome Book, YouTube and more Google Products. You can also join an accessibility community.
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