“Anything else you want to tell us?” is not a valid substitute for “do you need an accommodation?”

Stop using conference registration forms, submission portals, and platforms that discriminate against people with disabilities.

Person sitting at table filling out form on laptop
Person sitting at table filling out form on laptop
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Accommodations requests for conferences are important.

Conference registration “Anything else?” requests are difficult to convert into action.

Conference registration “anything else?” requests are difficult to turn into analytics.

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Blogger, disability advocate, nerd. Bringing the fire on ableism. A11y Architect @ VMware. Wheelchair user w/ a deaf daughter. CS, Law, and Business background

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