Though it was a year with mixed feelings for me personally, from accessibility prospective, it was a fabulous year. A quick recap of 2016:
- In January, I have presented to members of Accessibility in India Community Group of W3C on Creating Accessible Forms
- In March,
This is a presentation I have made at a panel discussion held on 19th December, 2016 at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Thank you for having me here. Good to see many of my old friends!
Thanks to NCPEDP and Mr. Javed Abidi for putting this together. It’s important that The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill gets passed soon to make lives of people with disabilities more independent and make India more inclusive. Here are the details:
Please join the Twitter Campaign on Monday,
As you all know 3rd December is marked as International Day of Persons with Disabilities and a lot of activities around the world. Here are some ideas to raise awareness about disability and accessibility.
Mini Accessibility Showcase
: We can create mini accessibility showcase absolutely at no cost but will have a great impact.
This is full text of presentation made at UX India on 21st October, 2016.
Thank you for having me here and I’m delighted to talk about inclusive design. Thank you UX India organizers for including this topic as part of this conference.
Here are a few accessibility events that I have / going to participate during October.
- Accessibility Week at Intuit India: Thanks to leadership, team of Special Needs and Abilities Network (SNAN) of Intuit and of course our good friend Ted Drake for having invited me to be part of a panel discussing about “Journey and challenges in the space of accessibility”
This time it was just a lite meet-up with about 10 people. Though number was small, folks were energetic and enthusiastic. A quick summary of the event:
- Round of introductions – great to see new faces – people from Intuit, Bang The Table,
OK, next up was my good friend, a man of demos, known for mobile accessibility – Paul J Adam presenting Reports that designers and developers love.
Paul has demonstrated report formats that designers and developers love and tips to create good accessibility assessment reports.
Thanks to Joseph O’Connor, I have attended recent Accessibility Summit – a virtual conference on Accessibility that was held on 7th and 8th Septmber, 2016.
It was amazing to see that summit organizers took as much care as they could to make the event accessible.
24th September, 2016 at 14:30 Hrs to 16:30 Hrs (IST)
613, 2nd & 3rd floor, 12th Main Road, Indiranagar, HAL 2nd stage, Bangalore – 560038
Landmark: Above Watch World (Same lane of State Bank of India).