Imagine someone in a wheelchair not being able to go to the local public library, because there were no access ramps at the entrance. You would be outraged, right? In a modern, inclusive society, we have come to expect entrance ramps (or a viable alternative) enabling access to public buildings. Now we must expect the same when it comes to public information. Creating accessible content is the digital equivalent of adding ramps, disability toilets and good signage to physical buildings to improve access for all.
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Posts tagged "accessibility"
How web accessibility suddenly became sexy and what it means for you
Up to now web accessibility has been the poor little Cinderella of technology, dressed in rags, struggling, cleaning up other people's messes and getting not an ounce of thanks or glory. That just changed.
DOJ cracks the whip on accessibility of US public websites
In the US, the dream is over for commercial firms: now most public websites must comply with web accessibility guidelines. How strange. Once upon a time we thought that WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 applied solely to government agencies...
Global accessibility awareness starts at home
To celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2015, FixTheWeb has produced an excellent animated video on web accessibility. Of course, the video is itself a model of accessible media.
Tablet-friendly online writing courses: half-price soon but not for long
Where do you prefer to study? If you work all day at a desktop computer, you probably prefer to study in a different location, different posture. That's easy with Contented courses, now that they're in HTML5 and can be studied on tablets and smartphones too.
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