Re-building website on wordpress? Checklist to consider!

22 Nov

Re-building website on wordpress? Checklist to consider!

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!

14 Nov

AirAsia provides reasonable accommodation; what can they do better?

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?

ServeOM Collection
9 Nov

Accessibility Collection – week of 6th November, 2017

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

Chrome Extensions to improve browsing experience
1 Nov

Chrome Extensions to improve browsing experience

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

How to add alternate text to images?
Uber India launches UberAccess and UberAssist in partnership with MphasiS
31 Oct

Uber India launches UberAccess and UberAssist in partnership with MphasiS

October seem to be a month for service providers to think of making their services accessible to people with disabilities. Earlier this week, we have witnessed launch of Shopping Assist program by Big Bazar and today, Uber India has launched UberAccess and UberAssist initiatives at Bengaluru, India in partnership with MphasiS. Some details: Mphasis Corporate… Continue Reading Uber India launches UberAccess and UberAssist in partnership with MphasiS

31 Oct

Campaign: Make currency of India and digital payment apps accessible

Authors note: This is a re-published post due to an unavoidable technical issue. Money is important to everyone; It’s essential that everyone needs to be able to identify their own money. Whether we like it or not, not everyone in this world are wise; though we wish! A few years ago, 5 paisa, 10 paisa,… Continue Reading Campaign: Make currency of India and digital payment apps accessible

31 Oct

<alt> Campaign: Let’s make images on the web accessible

Authors note: This is re-published post due to an unavoidable technical issue. A picture speaks several words. Use of images over the internet is increasing everyday. It’s essential they are make accessible to all users and technologies. Benefits of making images accessible are: Information conveyed through images is made available to blind and visually impaired… Continue Reading <alt> Campaign: Let’s make images on the web accessible

31 Oct

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Authors note: Please note that this is a republished post due to some unavoidable technical issue. Freedom Scientific has just released its popular screen reader software JAWS (Job Access With Speech) version 2018. Here is a quick summary of what’s new in this version. Change in version numbering. Until now, JAWS used to have numbering… Continue Reading JAWS 2018 has been released by Freedom Scientific

29 Oct

Big Bazar launches comfortable shopping experiences to people with disabilities: My experience

Big Bazar has launched an initiative to provide wonderful shopping experience to people with disabilities and we have just visited to its store in Koramangala, Bangalore. It was an awesome experience and definitely a good beginning to their journey of inclusive shopping experience. Here is our experience. Their assistance program web page has a form where customer… Continue Reading Big Bazar launches comfortable shopping experiences to people with disabilities: My experience