The First Public Working Draft of Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 was publish by the Protocols and Formats Working Group in coordination with the Digital Publishing Interest Group. The specification extends WAI-ARIA 1.1 to define
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Here are the answers and explanations to last week’s GAAD Accessibility quiz. Q. Who benefits from accessible content? A. Everyone
Browser extensions and accessibility settings are great for people who wish to further customize their experience to fit their individual preferences when accessing websites but these are not a replacement for adhering to accessibility guidelines.
A team of neuroscientist and video game designers from the University of Lincoln, UK and the WESC Foundation, a leading specialist school for children with disabilities in the UK, have been testing a new computer game which may help some children with disabilities lead independent lives. The game called Eyelander is designed to improve the functional vision of children who have vision disabilities related to brain injury.
by Mark Miller and Rosemary Musachio In our June blog post iOS 8 Accessibility Features Delivers in the Details, we gave you a sneak peek at the Accessibility features of iOS8 like improved zoom, greyscale, and a Braille keyboard. If you’re an iPhone and/or iPad owner prepare to do a little dance and giggle with device in hand, iOS8 has...
CVS/pharmacy now provides ScripTalk prescription labels for home delivery from its online pharmacy, CVS.com. The talking label provides a safe and convenient way to access the information on prescription labels for individuals who have vision disabilities or are blind and cannot read standard labels. Customers who wish to listen to the information on the ScripTalk label can obtain a free ScripTalk reader from Envision America. More...
As Americans continue to rely on the web to perform everyday functions like shopping, banking and travel, web accessibility rises to the surface as a growing concern. In a major effort to make online communications accessible, DOT has implemented new rules as part of their continuing implementation of the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986.