Web usability and digital accessibility are closely related. When talking about the disabled, it’s important to distinguish them. Continue Reading Usability & Digital Accessibility: A Closer Look
Making a Case for Accessibility
MS is a degenerative, inflammatory immune illness which affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide. Websites have not been developed with MS users in mind. Continue Reading Toni’s Story: IT Accessibility and Living with Multiple Sclerosis
Web Accessibility benefits are accessibility for disabled people, good SEO, reduced legal risk, corporate social responsibility, and increased customer reach. Continue Reading Making A Business Case for Web Accessibility
WeCo’s September blog postswill focus on how peple with spinal cord injuries, as well as those living with similar motor skill-related disabilities access the Internet using assistive technology such as speech recognition software, and tips on developing accessible websites.
I was honored to do a demonstration of my screen reading software as well as how I operate my iPhone when WeCo hosted the “Access for All” International Visitor Leader Program from the US Department of State this summer. Continue Reading “Access for All” ADA Visit Creating Cultural Exchange: Demoing My Assistive Technology
Our staff learned that many of our counterparts working on IT accessibility, and the needs of people living with disabilities, across the globe, do not have access to the level of accessible technology we enjoy in the US. One of our new friends from an African nation shared with us: “Many of our people don’t have computers, let alone screen reader software.” Continue Reading WeCo Hosts “Access for All” ADA Visit Creating Accessibility Cultural Exchange