Aeroplan Partners with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to Offer App for People with Disabilities

Montreal, Quebec, September 24, 2014 — eSSENTIAL Accessibility is proud to announce its partnership with Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program. Through the partnership, Aeroplan now offers a desktop app that empowers people with physical disabilities to access aeroplan.com. People who cannot browse the web using conventional methods due to conditions such as arthritis, paralysis or amputation, can use this app to browse completely hands free using tools like motion technology and voice-activated navigation.
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New York Public School First in U.S to Feature App for People with Disabilities

Queens, New York, June 25, 2014 — eSSENTIAL Accessibility is pleased to announce that PS 811Q is the first public school in the U.S. to offer the eSSENTIAL Accessibility app™ on its website. People who cannot browse the web using conventional methods, due to conditions such as paralysis or cerebral palsy, can use the app to navigate completely hands free using tools like motion technology and voice-activated navigation. Students, parents and faculty with disabilities will now be able to use the app to access vital information on the PS811Q website like schedules, event information, educational resources and much more.
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Sarnia Makes Vital City Information and Services Available Online to People with Disabilities

Sarnia, ON / June 9, 2014 — In an effort to better communicate with and serve its citizens with disabilities, the City of Sarnia now offers an app that empowers people with physical disabilities to access www.sarnia.ca. People who cannot browse the web using conventional methods due to conditions such as paralysis or amputation can use this app, courtesy of the City, to navigate completely hands free using tools like motion technology and voice-activated controls. Using the app, people with disabilities can now visit the City's website to view community news, voter information, recreational resources and utilize services like the City's online parking ticket payment system.
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MERCK PARTNERS WITH eSSENTIAL ACCESSIBILITY TO OFFER APP FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

(September 29, 2014): eSSENTIAL Accessibility is proud to announce its partnership with Merck, the global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Through the partnership, Merck now offers a desktop app that empowers people with physical disabilities to access merck.com and merckengage.com.com. People who cannot browse the web using conventional methods due to conditions such as arthritis, paralysis or amputation, can use this app to browse completely hands free using tools like motion technology and voice-activated navigation.
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OnlineCandidate.com Partners with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to Offer Politicians an Easy Solution for Better Reaching, Serving and Empowering People with Disabilities

Online Candidate, the political website design service, has partnered with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to offer its clients the option of adding an assistive technology app to their homepage when using onlinecandidate.com to build their campaign websites.
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American Red Cross Joins Coalition to Help People with Disabilities Access Vital Information Online

The American Red Cross joined a group of global brands in a coalition led by Toronto-headquartered eSSENTIAL Accessibility, a company that helps organizations and brands reach, serve and empower people with disabilities.
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Good360 Joins Coalition to Better Serve People with Disabilities

Good360 today announced it has joined a coalition of leading brands seeking to reach more people with disabilities, led by eSSENTIAL Accessibility. As part of its efforts, Good360 is hosting an assistive technology application on its website, good360.org, and launched a branded communications channel to directly engage people with disabilities, including nonprofits, partners and donors.
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Georgia Power adds suite of accessibility tools to GeorgiaPower.com

Georgia Power announced today that it has upgraded its website (www.GeorgiaPower.com) to feature a suite of accessibility tools, including an assistive technology-enabled gateway that allows customers with disabilities to navigate the website more easily.
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Greyhound Joins Initiative to Provide Technology-Enabled Communications Channel to Support Consumers with Disabilities

Greyhound Lines, Inc., is taking part in a new coalition loyalty initiative that will help the largest provider of intercity bus service in North America reach out to and better serve people with disabilities, a market segment that comprises more than 60 million North Americans and $270 billion in discretionary spending.
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McNaughton Helps Make Vital Government Information Available Online to People with Physical Disabilities

In an effort to better serve the people of Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, PC MPP Monte McNaughton is proud to announce that he is among the first elected officials to implement eSSENTIAL Accessibility's assistive technology application on his MPP website.
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City of Markham Launches All Access Markham

The City of Markham today announced a new suite of services to enhance customer service, and provide more convenience and accessibility to its municipal services and programs.
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eSSENTIAL Accessibility Publishes First Issue of MarketAbility for the Disability Community

eSSENTIAL Accessibility launched a new magazine, MarketAbility: Your Guide to the Disability Marketplace, which caters to the people with disabilities community.
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Abledbody Founder and Disability Journalist Suzanne Robitaille Joins eSSENTIAL Accessibility Team to Direct Community Relations

Suzanne Robitaille, the founder of abledbody.com and the award-winning disability-market consultancy, abledbody & co., has signed on as Director of Community Relations for eSSENTIAL Accessibility, Inc. In this newly created position, Ms. Robitaille will lead strategy, outreach and content for eSSENTIAL Accessibility's branded disability community channels as well as for its social media, loyalty and other community-based programs.
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Erie Insurance makes it easier for people with disabilities to get the information they need

Anyone who has difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading can now navigate www.erieinsurance.com, the website for Erie Insurance (NASDAQ: ERIE), a little easier. Thanks to a partnership between ERIE and eSSENTIAL Accessibility™, site visitors with physical disabilities can download a free app to help navigate the site and find products like home insurance and car insurance.
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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is First Northeast Health Plan to Offer Web Site Accommodations for Disabled

Harvard Pilgrim has just launched on-line tools designed to greatly improve web access for its members with disabilities. The launch makes Harvard Pilgrim a founding member of the international Disability Community Involvement Initiative.
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eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ helps LCBO to improve shopping experience for customers with disabilities

eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ is pleased to announce that the LCBO is joining the Disability Community Involvement Initiative championed by March of Dimes Canada. In collaboration with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™, LCBO will feature an interactive icon to enhance online access for Ontarians with physical disabilities.
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Ontario's Doctors: Reaching Out to All of Ontario's Patients with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™

The OMA is pleased to announce its participation in a Disability Community Involvement Initiative sponsored by March of Dimes Canada. In collaboration with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™, the OMA will feature an interactive icon to enhance online access for Canadians with physical disabilities.
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The Co-operators website now more accessible

The Co-operators has enhanced the accessibility of its website for Canadians with physical disabilities. Through a collaboration with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™, The Co-operators is taking part in a Disability Community Involvement Initiative, launched in association with leading advocacy groups for the disabled, including March of Dimes Canada. [read more ...]

 

CSX Provides Enhanced Web Site Access to the Disabled

In its continuing effort to promote diversity, CSX has entered into an alliance with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ to provide online tools that will allow people with disabilities or language barriers easier access to the company web site. [read more ...]

 

Liberal Website Becomes More Accessible to People with Physical Disabilities

OTTAWA - To mark the upcoming United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Liberal Party of Canada is proud to announce changes that make the Liberal Party's website, and soon all related micro-sites, more accessible to individuals with physical disabilities. [read more ...]

 

The Weather Channel Provides Coverage to the Disabled with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™

The Weather Channel® Companies (TWCC), the world's leading cross-platform media company, announced today a new partnership with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™, a powerful online platform that assists individuals who have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading a Web page. [read more ...]

 

WellPoint Offers Disabled Consumers Free Access to Assistive Technology

WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP - News) is announcing an alliance with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ to offer an online solution that assists individuals who have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page. [read more ...]

 

Taking the broader view of disability

Debra Ruh argues that making digital publishing available to a broader range of people with disabilities is good for a company's image, and good for the bottom line [read more ...]

 

Pizza Pizza Delivers Convenience with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™

Pizza Pizza, Canada's leading pizza chain, announced today a new partnership with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ to help extend its service to Canadians with physical disabilities. [read more ...]

 

MBNA Empowers Disabled Consumers with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™

MBNA Canada Bank (MBNA), Canada's largest issuer of MasterCard credit cards, announced today a new alliance with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ to feature assistive technology that extends the bank's online services to Canadians with physical disabilities. It is part of a Disability Community Involvement initiative sponsored by March of Dimes Canada. eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ and March of Dimes [read more ...]

 

The NHP Foundation Reaches the Disabled with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™

Foundation expands programming and availability for low-income families with physical disabilities May 17, 2011 - The NHP Foundation (NHPF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to making investments that preserve and create affordable multifamily housing for low-to moderate-income families and seniors, is proud to announce a new alliance with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™. As part of a Disability Community [read more ...]

 

Miratel Solutions Expands Their CSR Business Initiatives with Launch of Fully Accessible Website

Miratel Solutions implements Disability Community Involvement strategy through a partnership with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™. This new venture is part of Miratel's latest step in proving its commitment to the disability community by helping individuals who have difficulty typing, moving a mouse, or reading a webpage to gain online access with greater ease. Toronto, Ontario (Vocus/PRWEB) April [read more ...]

 

MedicAlert web site now fully accessible

In partnership with eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc., MedicAlert is proud to offer its members an innovative online accessibility software completely free of charge to ensure anyone with a physical disability can easily access our website. eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ provides a software-based service that makes online environments fully accessible to individuals with physical disabilities, such as difficulty typing, [read more ...]

 

Best-Practice Sharing a Value-Added Benefit of News Service

TORONTO, February 3 - Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) is proud to announce its new partnership with eSSENTIAL Accessibility, an online solution that assists individuals who have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page. WEG is providing this innovative web-based application to facilitate easier access to its online services. "Woodbine Entertainment Group's mandate [read more ...]

 

A First for Rural Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

January 19, 2011 Community Futures Manitoba - Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program is pleased to announce that we are now featuring eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ on our website. Community Futures Manitoba(CFM) is the first Manitoba-based organization to feature this free accessible software application to assist Manitobans to access information about starting a business in rural Manitoba. "We welcome [read more ...]

 

Groundbreaking Accessibility Software Added To Lieutenant Governor's Website

TORONTO, Dec. 3 /CNW/ - As part of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, is pleased to announce the installation of a new accessibility application on the Lieutenant Governor's website. Entitled 'eSSENTIAL Accessibility', the application makes online environments instantly accessible to individuals with physical limitations. Anyone [read more ...]

 

Toronto Mayoral Candidates Vie to Make e-City Services Accessible

Smitherman and Ford feature eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ for online disabled voter outreach TORONTO, Oct. 13 /CNW/ - With only 12 more days to decide who will lead Toronto for the next four years, one issue many voters will be considering is the accessibility of city services to the disabled. More than 100,000 Toronto residents have trouble [read more ...]

 

DiversityInc.com Launches New E-Accessibility Feature for People With Disabilities

As we approach the 19th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), legislation that mandated employers provide adequate accommodations for people with disabilities, changes to the workplace have been made. [read more ...]

 

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