Second Gulf Region Education Assistive Technology (GREAT) Conference in Doha From April 23
The second Gulf Region Education Assistive Technology (GREAT) conference will focus on four domains: education, independent living, e-accessibility, and innovation.
From The Gulf Times, April 21, 2018
Capitalise On Assistive Technology to Close Employment Gap: UK Parliament’s Work and Pensions Committee
In a report by the UK Parliament’s Work and Pensions Committee, it says that mainstreaming assistive technology holds the key to closing the disability employment gap.
From UK Parliament, April 19, 2018
Accessibility Tips For WordPress Theme Developers
The article explains how to create accessible WordPress themes using semantic HTML, structuring with HTML elements and remembering skip line amongst other tips, ideas that also apply to any platform.
From Envato Tutorials, April 18, 2018
Inaccessibilty of CAPTCHA 2 via W3C
This W3C document released on April 18 examines a number of potential solutions that allow systems to test for human users while preserving access for users with disabilities.
From W3C, April 18, 2018
Gaining Buy-in For Accessibility in Your Company
Five practical ideas to gain buy-in for individuals facing opposition from their company or team for designing accessible experiences.
From UX Design, April 17, 2018
Rwanda’s Sign Your Name Challenge Campaign
The campaign initiated by Media for Deaf Rwanda has got public personalities take part in the sign your name challenge to garner awareness about the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society.
From The New Times, April 15, 2018
Washington State University Launches Online Training for Web Accessibility
With web accessibility as a priority, Washington State University has launched an online training program on web accessibility for website coordinators, designers, and technicians.
From Washington State University, April 12, 2018
International Islamic University (IIU) President Calls for Accessibility of the University Website
At the launch of the Urdu version of the International Islamic University website, IIU president called for making the website compliant with the universal web accessibility standards for students.
From The News, April 11, 2018
Smart Devices with Features Designed to Keep Elderly Minds & Bodies Healthy Being Tested
From technology-assisted home-care services to accessible simplified apps, businesses are seeking to tap into a booming population of older adults and help them tackle challenges of modern aging.
From AJC, April 08, 2018
How Small Businesses in Australia Can Improve Website Accessibility for the Blind
To remain competitive, small businesses must ensure that their websites are inclusive to Australians with disabilities-customers & employees.The article outlines 3 things to optimize websites for all.
From Dynamic Business, April 07, 2018