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Some challenges faced by people with low vision

August 12, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

I happened to be a person with low vision and see some situations challenging if not impossible. Feel free to comment if you have observed any other challenges or have solutions for some of these. I’m also writing solutions that I usually practice or something I think of. Be informed that my solutions my not… Finish Reading “Some challenges faced by people with low vision”

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Tribute to Louis Braille on his birthday

January 4, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

January 4th is birth anniversary of Louis Braille. Louis was born in the year 1809. Blinded in both eyes as a result of a childhood accident. But he has accepted his disability and adopted the the life with blindness. That attitude not only gave him a successful life but also became inspiration to the society.… Finish Reading “Tribute to Louis Braille on his birthday”

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – what’s happening in India?

December 2, 2015 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

We recently posted about Theme for this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities. As we are gearing up to mark the occasion tomorrow, here is a quick list of a few events that are happening in India. Mr. Narendra Modi, The Prime Minister of India will be officially launching Accessible India Campaign and giving… Finish Reading “International Day of Persons with Disabilities – what’s happening in India?”

Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities – theme of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2015

November 8, 2015 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

The United Nations has announced this years theme as Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities. This is certainly an area that we all care about and work for. Background on International Day of persons with disabilities he International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been commemorated since 1992 to promote… Finish Reading “Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities – theme of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2015”

Keen to build a career in the area of Accessibility… where to start and how to grow?

October 29, 2015 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

I think it’s people who encourage me to write a few posts and this time a former colleague from HCL Technologies. He is a visual designer and his question to me via Twitter is: Hello Srinivasu, How’s work at Deque Systems? I’m a visual designer and wants to specialize in Accessibility. Your guidance is appreciated… Finish Reading “Keen to build a career in the area of Accessibility… where to start and how to grow?”

Raising awareness is rather important to build accessible world – Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 21, 2015 • srinivasu chakravarthula

Developers are awesome, designers are awesome too! Always willing and keen to put in an innovative effort and bring a wow experience to consumers; then why is that they don’t care about accessibility? If you think they don’t that’s wrong; They absolutely don’t see people with disabilities / elderly as their enemies and never intend… Finish Reading “Raising awareness is rather important to build accessible world – Global Accessibility Awareness Day”

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DesignDay meet-up at Bangalore – slides and resources

July 21, 2014 • srinivasu chakravarthula

It was nice to be at July meet-up of DesignDay. Here is a recap of the event, my slides and as promised some resources! What’s DesignDay? DesignDay is a platform for designers to meet, discuss and solve problems together. The event started by introductions including name, what do they do, what can they offer to… Finish Reading “DesignDay meet-up at Bangalore – slides and resources”

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Accessibility Testing – how to motivate coworkers?

May 15, 2014 • srinivasu chakravarthula

To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day, throughout the day we will be posting a few articles that hopefully would inspire you to take yet another step towards including accessibility into product roadmap. Often we hear that implementing accessibility is difficult, costs more money and so on. This is true if we think of accessibility post… Finish Reading “Accessibility Testing – how to motivate coworkers?”

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