In this week’s blog post, NCBI service user Eoin Sheehy writes about his experience working in IA Labs and his thoughts on how organisations making strides towards full digital accessibility benefits people with disabilities.
Although physical accessibility in tourist and transport vehicles and areas is slowly improving and general awareness is growing, digital accessibility shouldn’t be overlooked. People with disabilities are not able to find information about accessible transportation or visitor experiences if they can’t use your website.
Having proper shelter and good sleep is one of our most basic physiological needs, required for human survival. However, people with disabilities are at a disadvantage when it comes to housing and home ownership.
In September, we were given the opportunity to attend several events in the RDS centre. After exhibiting at Dublin Tech Summit earlier in June, we were excited to once again showcase our skills and knowledge on digital accessibility and inclusion.
The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science announced the launch of the National Challenge Fund on 8th August 2022. The research fund is worth 65 million euro and asks researchers to develop solutions to 8 key challenges to Ireland’s Green Transition and Digital Transformation.
Forms are ubiquitous on website and apps and needed for all sorts of things, but are also one of the most common places accessibility problems occur. In this article, we go through all the ingredients of creating an accessible form that provides the best experience for all users.