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In Light Of ADA Anniversary, Adobe Reaffirms Its Commitment To ‘Charting A Path’ To More Equitable Digital Access For Disabled People

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VP Kamala Harris spoke in Washington this week on the ADA’s 32nd birthday.

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San Jose-based software maker Adobe marked the 32nd anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act this week with a blog post detailing how companies can—and should—support the disability community. It was written by Andrew Kirkpatrick, Adobe’s Director of Accessibility.

“In the absence of regulatory clarity [regarding the ADA regulating digital access], the role of private companies in helping make improvements [to accessibility] should not be ignored, and it is up to all of us to help make sure we are aware and taking the right steps to create accessible experiences,” he wrote. “It is important to educate and build awareness around accessibility [...]

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