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Expert Resources: #accessibility
These are the items that relate to #accessibility found on the AbilityNet website. They may be factsheets, webinars, news stories, blog posts or reports.
Blog Post | Mar 2017
Blog Post | Mar 2017
Advice and Information Officer Alex Barker attended Naidex recently. Here are his thoughts on the show.
Blog Post | Nov 2016
A new smartphone app which lets people with sight loss know when their bus, or bus stop, is approaching, is to be piloted by developers at University College London. It was conceived at a Barclays' Maker Change event at London's Makerversity in Somerset House.
Blog Post | Aug 2016
The Rio 2016 Olympics website fails to achieve good practice on numerous accessibility and inclusivity levels, the AbilityNet team has found.
News | May 2016
AbilityNet is calling for the European Union’s web accessibility ‘agreement’ of 3 May 2016 to go further and include all public, private and third sector websites and mobile applications to be accessible, especially for people with disabilities.
Case Study | Nov 2015
The organisers of the London 2012 set out to deliver the most accessible Olympic and Paralympics Games in history. AbilityNet consultants worked with LOCOG's New Media team and an extensive network of suppliers to make sure that promise was fulfilled across every digital channel. That included the main websites, ticketing systems, apps, journey planners and much more.
News | Sep 2014
Why would a global bank put accessibility at the heart of its business strategy? View the recording of our webinar to find out.
News | Dec 2013
Shopping online for those Christmas dinner essentials is needlessly difficult for disabled people, concludes a new 'State of the enation' report by AbilityNet. Testers with a range of conditions from blindness and low vision to learning difficulties, shopped for a turkey, a Christmas pudding and a dozen crackers at the five top online food retailers using both website and mobile apps (where available).
Blog Post | Sep 2013
AbilityNet recommends that every site should have an Accessibility help page. Whether you have a fully accessible site or not they provide a useful stepping stone on a user journey, they offer practical help to your customers and show them that you have thought about their needs. As a minimum we recommend that they include:
News | May 2013
AbilityNet is hosting a free event in London to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2013. Inclusive Design: Where Accessibility Meets Usability will feature speakers including Robin Christopherson and Julie Howell, followed by a panel that includes Jeremy Keith, Ian Hamilton and Meera Pankhania.