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Binational Forum of Deaf Culture

Serving as the keynote speaker for the first Binational Forum of Deaf Culture, I met many passionate advocates working to increase accessibility in Mexico. Some things I learned:

The state of Sonora officially recognized Mexican Sign Language (LSM) as a language in 2022, thanks to the Deaf community’s awareness campaign.

There is an extreme shortage of interpreters. […]

2023-11-17T07:46:26-08:00October 7th, 2023|


Society tells disabled job seekers, “Just work harder.” But many already exceed the efforts of non disabled people. It’s employers who must work harder to fight ableism. Grateful to be able to share this message with HR professionals during my keynote at Indeed FutureWorks!

2023-10-21T17:23:17-07:00September 30th, 2023|

Haben at Gartner

After my keynote at Gartner’s conference an attendee told me they’re inspired to make their websites and apps more accessible to disabled people. My favorite kind of inspiration!

2023-10-21T18:30:12-07:00September 21st, 2023|