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Virginia Tech Dedicates $400,000 to Improve Accessibility on Campus

May 04, 2019

Virginia Tech is dedicating $400,000 to improving accessibility on campus. Over the course of the summer of 2019, the campus will improve accessibility through installations of ramps, signage, etc. Read More

Source: The Roanoke Times

Wright State University Partners with Local Technology Company to Enhance Accessibility for Students with Disabilities.

May 03, 2019

Wright State University has partnered with a local technology company to further its accessibility for students with physical disabilities. Read More

Source: Biz Journals

World’s First Masters Course in Global Disability Innovation Launched at Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub)

May 03, 2019

Global Disability Innovation Hub has launched a Masters in Disability, Design and Innovation that will bring together design engineering with global policy towards furthering disability innovation. Read More

Source: AT Today

Microsoft to Make its Advertising Products More Accessible

April 26, 2019

Microsoft is reaching out to marketers and agency representatives, to teach them how to make its advertising products more accessible to persons with disabilities. Read More

Source: Search Marketing Daily

Moovit and RightHear Partner to Enhance Public Transport

April 25, 2019

With this new collaboration between Moovit and RightHear, public transport becomes more accessible for persons with visual impairment. Read More

Source: Right-Hear

Accessibility Key for Online Patient Education Materials, Websites

April 25, 2019

A partnership between Spaulding Rehab and Perkins Access will make online patient education materials accessible for patients with visual impairment. Read More


Hong Kong Introduces IT Subsidies for Persons with Visual Impairment

April 23, 2019

Hong Kong introduces IT subsidies supporting non-profits to provide technological services for persons with visual impairment such as screen readers and Braille displays to further digital inclusion Read More

Source: Open Gov

New Developments in Ongoing Website Accessibility Litigation

April 22, 2019

Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have faced accessibility lawsuits. To limit liability, schools and universities should work with their IT and legal counsel without delay. Read More

Source: Lexology

Open Source Software That Helps Make Museum Websites More Accessible

April 19, 2019

Developed by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago, the program ‘Coyote’ provides a system for creating, reviewing, and managing the language used to describe art and images in their web CMS Read More

Source: Artsy

Macmillan Earns Ebook Accessibility Certification

April 16, 2019

Macmillan Learning is the first publisher to gain an ebook accessibility certification from Benetech, a nonprofit that develops accessible technology, certifying ebooks as accessible under the program Read More

Source: Inside Higher Ed

How to Create Inclusive Experiences and Avoid Lawsuits

April 13, 2019

The article outlines how organizations and businesses can ensure their site or app is both accessible and provides an excellent user experience for everyone. Read More

Source: User Experience Magazine

Ten Principles of Digital Accessibility for Modern Marketers

April 12, 2019

Developers and designers can help persons with disabilities navigate websites by using CSS to control visual page elements and build accessibility into the initial stages itself. Read More

Source: Search Engine Land