Round Table Create Guidelines for E-Text
Round Table has created new guidelines for creating accessible E-Texts. When Round Table began the revision of their E-Text guidelines they quickly discovered that a complete refresh would better serve the community. The new guidelines, released in May, better reflect the advancements of E-Text whilst removing irrelevant sections or references to better inform the audience.
04 June 2018
WCAG2.1 is coming – have you planned ahead?
Think back to the online landscape in 2008 it is amazing how much has evolved over the last decade. The biggest shift being from desktop/laptop to handheld computing, such as the iPhone you are most likely reading this on. In 2008 your iPhone was a luxury, Twitter was brand new and YouTube wasn’t making millionaire influencers who play video games for a living. More importantly, we didn’t foresee the smartphone taking over pockets across the globe.
31 May 2018
Australian Finance Sector Setting Poor Example For Accessibility: Report
Digital accessibility is gaining increasing traction as an issue in Australia. But while advocates argue inclusive design should be standard practice, new research suggests many organisations are still lagging. Even a sector like finance, often considered a leader in accessibility, is struggling.
This article is written by Joseph Brookes and appeared originally on Which-50 and has not been edited.
29 May 2018
Why is learning accessibility worthwhile?
Centre for Inclusive Design’s Matthew Putland reflects on learning about accessible code, and the positive benefits it can have on web design.
13 May 2018
What It's Like Being A Blind Photographer
Personally, I take photographs not despite being legally blind but because I am legally blind. My eyes do not have lenses but my camera does. It is my way of seeing detail in an otherwise blurry world. By using a digital camera and a computer I can enlarge and enjoy images of people, places, actions and events that would otherwise be alien to my eyes. It is how I make sense of the world.
23 April 2018