What often happens during procurement is an organisation fails to identify accessibility as a core requirement of the goods or services they need. This makes it difficult to “bolt on” accessibility in comparison to incorporating it into the initial design. In this week’s blog, IA Labs encourages everyone to “move accessibility to the left”.
The latest news and events in the accessibility community
How to create accessible content
Content is one of the most important aspects of an accessible website. Whether it is a blog post, an article, or a product description, it should be clear, concise, and easy to understand for everyone.
What are hidden disabilities?
Some disabilities are clear to see and there are physical signs which make them immediately apparent to other people. However, many disabilities are not like this; around 80% of all disabilities are invisible.
Did you know every iPhone is accessible? Part 2
Our previous blog on iPhone accessibility covered features that are useful for people who are blind or have low vision. This week, we continue the discussion and examine iOS features that can help people with hearing loss to participate in everyday activities independently.
Happy Black History Month
February marks Black History Month, an event celebrating the achievements of African Americans throughout history. In this week’s blog, you can read about the intersectional challenges faced by black people with disabilities, as well as how to support them.
How is AI tech like ChatGPT improving digital accessibility?
Innovations in artificial intelligence like ChatGPT have offered great potential to enhance digital accessibility. As a result, more people with a disability can now access services in the digital world thanks to AI and machine learning.