Hearing loss is a common condition affecting older adults. The Internet consists of video and multimedia, making it difficult for the hearing impaired.
Many older people have age-related disabilities that can affect how they use the Web, such as vision, physical ability, hearing and cognitive ability.
No automated tool is comprehensive, and thus it’s important to use human-based testing to fill in the gaps left from automated testing tools.
Despite the lack of ADA formal regulations, there are clear steps that companies can take to ensure their websites are accessible.
When websites don’t include captioning or transcriptions, and not use plain English, the deaf and hearing impaired are denied access to the information.
ASL has a different system of grammar and structure, and complex rules. To ensure digital accessibility, adhere to the Plain Language Initiative.
The reCAPTCHA is the most common used human verification used. There are alternative accessible options to confirm that a human is a person and not a machine.
Written by Guest Blogger Dane, a WeCoAccessibility Specialist Intern. The inception of Global Accessibility Awareness Dayor GAAD started with a single blog post, written by a Los Angeles web developer named Joe Devon. Jennison Asuncion, an accessibility professional from Toronto came across Joe’s blog post via Twitter and immediately contacted him. They joined forces to leverage their extensive and respective networks to realize the event. In...
Global Accessibility Awareness Day helps us reflect on the history we’ve been making in creating a digital accessible world.
Web usability and digital accessibility are closely related. When talking about the disabled, it’s important to distinguish them.