Accessibility Check: updated website – Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India
We have noticed Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India has re-designed their website and we took a quick look from accessibility prospective. Compare to the earlier website, new website has a better look, more usable....Read More →
#BESCOM make CAPTCHA accessible
Like many websites, Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) uses CAPTCHA to secure portal from fraudulent attempts. BESCOM uses CAPTCHA at several places including: New user registration Forgot the user ID Online Payment landing page CAPTCHA implemented currently is a...Read More →
White Cane enables people with vision impairment to walk independently, but what causes problem?
15th October is celebrated as International White Cane Safety Awareness Day. White Cane enable users with vision impairment to walk independently. It offers indication if there are any obstacles in front of them. There ae traditional white canes which...Read More →
Accessibility Courses and Certifications
It’s good to see there is increased interest to pursue career in the area of accessibility. There are also growing opportunities. It’s important to have more people with accessibility knowledge so that more products become accessible. Now that many...Read More →
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 – Final Draft is now available
Accessibility Guidelines Working Group at World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has released final draft of WCAG 2.2 on 11th August, 2020. WCAG 2.2 has introduced 9 new Success Criterions out of which 8 are Level AA and.. Let’s take...Read More →
Talking OxiMeter is now available in India
Due to unprecedented Carona Virus (COVID-19) situation, one of the gadgets that one should have is an OxiMeter to track oxygen levels. Are those OxiMeters available in the market accessible to people with vision impairment? Not really, then how...Read More →
Upcoming live talk: Career in the area of Accessibility – getting started!
While whole world is experiencing unprecedented situation, it has also grown the use of technology to a great extent specially in the area of education. All learnings are now gone digital. Even schools are sending pre-recorded videos for primary...Read More →
#NothingWithoutUs – a campaign to ensure inclusion of people with disabilities
This years Global Accessibility Awareness Day has more significance than ever before due to changing times of unprecedented COVID-19 situation. Due to COVID-19 almost everything has gone digital except eating food or taking bath! All events – may it...Read More →
Virtul classes are more inclusive… while in-person teaching is the best!
Due to unprecedented situation of COVID-19, as every businesses have moved to virtual mode, even schools have started imparting education through virtual classes. While virtual learning is some normal in a few countries like, it’s not really an usual...Read More →
Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2020 – virtual this time!
May is one of my favorite months of the year. It’s month to celebrate what I work everyday. Third Thursday of May is observed as Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Since 2011, it has become a global momentum and various...Read More →