Accessibility

FOIL WINDSURFING ACCESSIBILITY - Windsurf Magazine

Thinking of foiling – these guys have some good tips – Blue Koast records – “In this video we deal with foil windsurfing accessibility, a practice …

Windsurfing

Android ransomware DoubleLocker encrypts data and changes PINs

Nasty activated by home button unless device gets factory resetCrooks have come up with a strain of Android ransomware that both encrypts user data …

Ransomware

Letter: N.L. can learn from Danish focus on accessibility

Despite being built in 1167, it has through the years undergone significant renovations due to fires and wars, as well as responding to modern …

Universal Design

College Websites Must Accommodate Disabled Students, Lawsuits Say

The lawsuits came one after the other, against Fordham University, Manhattan College, Long Island University and other area colleges and universities.<p>In all, eight suits have been filed in federal court in Manhattan over the past two weeks, most recently against Hofstra University on Long Island on …

New York City

Accessibility in SharePoint Online

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Microsoft SharePoint

Making inclusive and accessible classrooms for students: Learn from the #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on Oct. 17th

With more educators and students relying on technology to support them in their everyday lives, careers and aspirations, we have a great opportunity …

Social Media Marketing

Get started with web accessibility

Web accessibility refers to the degree to which a website's UX design is available to as many people as possible. Most often, when we’re talking …

Web Design

Travel industry is failing consumers with accessibility needs, new study says

There are more than two billion people around the world who face travel accessibility issues tied to their age or extenuating disabilities.<p>A significant portion of this population would like to be able to travel more and be offered a greater variety of personalized services and destinations to …

Travel

Planning for Accessibility

<b>A note from the editors:</b> We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 3 (“Planning for Accessibility") of Laura Kalbag's new book, <i>Accessibility for</i> …

Web Development

Website Accessibility for All

If you are responsible for your district or campus website, then you are already familiar with the need for it to load quickly, to work on mobile …

Web Design

Understanding Web Accessibility: The Costs and Opportunities

crownpeak<p>The internet plays an increasingly critical role in our lives. As a result, legislation has been introduced to ensure that all users have …

Web Design

Accessibility For Web Design: Tips, Tools & Strategies

Modern accessibility is becoming a hot topic for web designers. As more countries develop infrastructure to get online it becomes easier for people …

Web Design

DOJ Halts Plan to Create Website Accessibility Regulations

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) had planned to write regulations for employers to follow to make sure their websites are accessible and readable …

Employment

Advance Medical: The Future Of Expert Medical Accessibility

What does the phrase “peace of mind” mean to you? That’s the question we all have had to ask ourselves at some point, leveraging our individual experiences with the risks we are willing to take to assure a more peaceful existence. This question is highlighted more significantly when serious …

Health Care

Majority of procurement deals ignore accessibility requirements

Mark Whitehead 15 September 2017<p>Majority of procurement deals ignore accessibility requirements<p>More than half of outsourcing deals by councils fail …

The Internet Is The Next Frontier In Making The World Accessible To All

As the Trump administration and Congress push to limit the Americans with Disabilities Act, others are pushing to expand the act’s provisions to the entire web.<p>Passed 27 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act mandates equal rights and opportunities for people with disabilities. Title III of …

Disability

Do you really care about accessibility? Stop box ticking!

We need to think about accessibility as not only ensuring web content is accessible but making sure that a culture of accessibility permeates through …

UX Design

Accessibility in Action: The Challenges and Opportunities of Implementation

As email designers, developers and marketers, we're all passionate about delivering great email experiences to our subscribers, and as such we understand and appreciate the importance of accessibility in email. But how do we go about implementing accessibility in our email campaigns when we're …

Does accessibility slow down the development process?

Everything slows down development<p>I’ve often heard statements like “accessibility slows down our project as a whole,” that’s not new to me. Managers …

UX Design

Upcoming Firefox 57 Gets New Protection Against Apps That Snoop on Users

Firefox 57, scheduled for release on November 14, will ship with a new protective measure that will prevent accessibility apps from accessing the web …

Software

South Florida businesses, get ready for a wave of website-accessibility lawsuits

At this point, most South Florida businesses are aware that Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires public accommodations …

Business

WordPress Plugins to Improve Website Accessibility

WordPress provides you with a decent head start when it comes to creating accessible websites. For example, recent default themes like Twenty …

Web Design

IDG Contributor Network: Your data accessibility problem is costing you $65 million

Historically, the race for an edge using big data was about piping in as many data feeds as humanly possible and getting access to that data as close …

Big Data

Accessibility For Everyone

After three years of work, I can finally tell you that I’ve written a book for A Book Apart about web accessibility called Accessibility For …

Web Design

Afraid to Tell Developers Their App is not Accessible? You Should, And Here’s How.

Equal Entry’s newest team member, Sofia Gallo, has written a helpful primer on how to report accessibility issues in iOS apps:<p>Sofia has been a …

iOS

How to structure headings for web accessibility

When is a heading not a heading? Serious question, the answer lies behind one of the most common accessibility problems on the web. In...

Web Development

DeVos closes civil rights complaints at faster clip than predecessor

Betsy DeVos’ Education Department has closed more than 1,500 civil rights complaints at the nation’s schools — including dismissing more than 900 outright — in the two months since her acting civil rights chief took steps to reduce a massive backlog.<p>The June directive from acting Assistant …

Rights & Freedoms

AbleGamers Charity Seeking To Start Panel To Better Support Accessibility

AbleGamers, a charity focused on making sure everyone can play video games, is seeking to create a panel of gamers with disabilities to help …

Meet the deaf nutritional coach who’s fighting for greater accessibility in fitness

India Morse, AKA YouLeanMeUp, is a fitness blogger and nutritional coach, with an Instagram to make even the hardiest couch potato try a session at …

Fitness

Accessibility Primer Part 0: Glossary

Part of a series<p>What is accessibility and why does it matter? Part 0 of a series introducing accessibility, assistive devices and technology, …

Programming