The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group of W3C has finalized following documents: Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.1 Core Accessibility API Mappings 1.1 Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 Digital Publishing Accessibility API Mappings 1.0 WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices 1.1 is a Working Group Note Below is an excerpt of the announcement from ARIA working group:… Continue Reading Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) Working Group of W3C has finalized several documents.
This is a guest post by Jackie Edwards. All websites need to cater to all of their users, including those with disabilities, but sadly many websites do not. For instance, in India all government websites are required to follow guidelines that ensure that the websites are accessible to everyone, but a survey of over 1,000… Continue Reading Tips to make your website more accessible
WCAG 2.1 last public working draft is now available" href="https://www.serveominclusion.com/2017/12/08/last-chance-to-comment-wcag-2-1-last-public-working-draft-is-now-available/"> Last chance to comment: WCAG 2.1 last public working draft is now available
The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group of W3C has published last public working draft of WCAG 2.1 and one can send in comments no later than 12th January, 2018. This is a fantastic opportunity for those who are not full time into accessibility but want to spend their holiday / festive session in getting acquitted with… Continue Reading Last chance to comment: WCAG 2.1 last public working draft is now available
On 6th December, 2017 – I have got an opportunity to speak at Thomson Reuters as part of their events on the eve of International Week of People with Disabilities. It was fabulous to see participants from diverse groups. I have talked about how accessibility creates more impact and benefits other than just a checklist… Continue Reading Accessibility beyond the legal requirement
3rd December of every year is observed as International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Objective of observing this day is to raise awareness about people with disabilities and bring them to the mainstream. As we are gearing up to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities, I would like to spend a few minutes and… Continue Reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3rd December
Back in 2010, we have published a Quick Web Accessibility Checklist that received a good response and we have also received a good feedback. It’s true that users prefer to have a quick checklist along with large documentation to achieve their accessibility mission. So we are bringing you this updated Web Accessibility Checklist reflecting success criterions of… Continue Reading Updated Web Accessibility Checklist – Perceivable
As you may have noticed, for a few weeks, there have been frequent changes in the design and features on our website. Yes, we have been working on to give a new look to ServeOM Inclusion’s website; and we want to continue using WordPress as our favorite authoring tool! We love WordPress because of it’s… Continue Reading Re-building website on wordpress? Checklist to consider!
Last weekend, we did a quick round trip to Hyderabad from Bangalore on Air Asia; here is our expereince as a family with 2 children and both of us having some disability (Hema has problem with her right hand and I’m a person with low vision).
Check-in counter staff both in Bangalore and Hyderabad are sensitive enough and arranged a personnel to assist us. However, they are not sensitized towards how and why they should be assisting us. That person was just walking ahead of us and once we found it difficult to trace him. AirAsia have announced a priority boarding but that sequence was not maintained after boarding the transit bus. Continue Reading AirAsia provides reasonable accommodation; what can they do better?
We have just started a new initiative to post our collection of accessibility related articles and other stuff on a weekly basis. We aim to post this on every Thursday. Nailing Accessibility Designs Uber introduces UberACCESS and UberASSIST to provider better commute services to people with disabilities in partnership with MphasiS South African students create… Continue Reading Accessibility Collection – week of 6th November, 2017
I was looking out for how Google Chrome can be used efficiently and during my search, came across interesting extensions to improve experience of browsing on Google Chrome. These extensions can be found on Chrome Extensions Web Store. Some of the extensions are: High Contrast: Change or revert colour schemes to make the page easy to… Continue Reading Chrome Extensions to improve browsing experience