Australia: Industry Push To Make Online Banking More Accessible For Disabled
According to a recent test conducted by Siteimprove, of the 50 websites of Australia’s largest financial organizations, on average 41% of their website content is not accessible to the disabled.
From Which 50, March 05, 2018
Microsoft Launches Soundscape, Latest iOS Accessibility App
Microsoft’s latest iOS accessibility app gives directions via 3D audio to persons with visual disabilities. It recommends AirPods for use.
From 9 to 5 Mac, March 02, 2018
How Making Inaccessible Websites Illegal in Norway Changed the Conversation Between Developers and Clients for the Better
When Norway made inaccessible websites illegal it changed the conversation between developers & clients for the better suggesting that having aesthetics and accessibility at the same time is possible.
From Medium, February 18, 2018
4 iOS Accessibility Apps For People With Disabilities
The article covers 4 accessibility apps for iOS and macOS users with disabilities that make it easier to use mobile phones.
From Mac Observer, February 17, 2018
How Technology Can Help People with Disabilities
Can technology provide solutions to the various difficulties people with disabilities face in areas where full accessibility is lacking? This podcast takes a closer look to answer these questions.
From The Guardian, February 16, 2018
Who Benefits from Accessible Infrastructure? Everyone.
It’s not just disabled people who use accessible infrastructure. It is therefore important that upcoming policies highlight where accessibility intersects with the wider public interest.
From Policy Options, February 15, 2018
What Would an Accessible Disabled-Friendly City Look Like?
Most cities are utterly unfriendly to people with disabilities – but with almost one billion estimated to be urban-dwellers by 2050, a few cities are undergoing a remarkable shift.
From The Guardian, February 14, 2018
GraceSigns, a Sign Language and Literacy App for Children with Disabilities
GraceSigns incorporates story, song, and video, to teach sign language and literacy to children with disabilities and their parents
From Marinij, February 12, 2018
India: Delhi Govt to Re-Develop Department Websites to Make Them Accessible
The Delhi government has decided to re-develop the websites of all its 180 departments to make them user-friendly including WCAG standards.
From India Today, February 11, 2018
Sri Lanka: Persons with Disabilities and Elderly Left Unable to Vote in Local Polls Due to Inaccessibility
Persons with disabilities and elderly voters were unable to exercise their franchise in the local bodies elections in Sri Lanka due to inaccessibility of services.
From MENAFN, February 10, 2018