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Report by EEO Commission Focuses on Status of Workers with Disabilities in the Federal Sector

May 20, 2022

The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Commission has released a report that identifies current trends for workers with disabilities in the Federal sector. Read More

Source: JD Supra


The Global Report on Assistive Technology (GReAT) Released by WHO and UNICEF

May 16, 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have jointly released the report that calls on stakeholders to fund and prioritize access to assistive products. Read More

Source: World Health Organization (WHO)


Joomla's Two New Versions Include Accessibility Checker

May 11, 2022

Content Management System Joomla's Two New Versions, 4.1.3​ and 3.10.9, include accessibility checker among other improvements. Read More

Source: Daily Host News


Jamaica: Universal Service Fund to be Leveraged to Provide Universal Access to Internet Services

May 11, 2022

Through the Universal Service Fund (USF), connectivity has been provided to three sites to support persons with disabilities. Read More

Source: Jamaica Information Service


LinkedIn Announces Accessibility Updates to Improve Accessibility

May 10, 2022

The new updates announced by LinkedIn focus on accessibility and include real-time captions for live audio events, improved search for posts, and a custom URL display option on Creator profiles. Read More

Source: Social Media Today


WordPress 6.0 Features Numerous Accessibility Improvements

April 25, 2022

WordPress announces that version 6.0 features numerous accessibility improvements that bring it closer to WCAG 2.0 AA compliance. Read More


Argentina: New Resolution Aims to Make Television Content More Accessible

April 18, 2022

Argentina's National Communications Authority (ENACOM) has passed a resolution to make television content more accessible. Read More

Source: Global Compliance News


CVS and Federal Prosecutors Reach Agreement on Vaccine Portal Accessibility

April 11, 2022

CVS Pharmacy has reached a settlement with federal prosecutors that will ensure the company’s online vaccination scheduling portal remains fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Read More

Source: ABC News


Buy Local Policy in Western Australia Updated to Prioritize Jobs for Persons with Disabilities

April 07, 2022

WA Buy Local Policy 2022 ensures State Government contracts create more work for regional Western Australians. Read More

Source: Media Statements, Government of Western Australia


New App Enables Braille to Text Translation on iPhone

April 04, 2022

Braille Scanner allows users to take a photo of a piece of paper with Braille on it using their iPhones and translate it into text. Read More

Source: 9 to 5 Mac


New Sign Language Glossary to Assist Persons with Hearing Impairment in Employment

April 04, 2022

Edinburgh researchers have helped to produce a sign language glossary for persons with hearing impairment who use digital technology in education or the workplace. Read More

Source: Future Scot


Google Docs Improves Usability for Markdown and Braille Users

April 01, 2022

Google has introduced braille and other improvements to make navigation documents easier. Read More

Source: Android Police