accessibility

Mobile Accessibility Testing Guide for Android and iOS

A new accessibility resource has been made available from the Paciello Group: “The TPG Mobile Accessibility Testing for Android and iOS (PDF, 2.6MB) is a free accessible PDF outlining how to test native apps and the web for accessibility on Android and iOS. It provides an overview of accessibility settings, how to use them and common testing… Read more Mobile Accessibility Testing Guide for Android and iOS

More November Webinars

From Accessible Technology Coalition – and others… Technologies and Strategies to Help Students Start, Focus, and Finish Strong from CTD November 8th, 2017 – 4:00 pm ET Technology for Dyslexia: Navigating High School and Beyond from PACER November 08, 2017 at 7:00 pm Eastern Accessibility Checkers in Word, PowerPoint and Excel from EASI November 7 and 8 at… Read more More November Webinars

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: W3C WCAG 2.0 Resources

From the US Access Board… The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place November 28 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM (ET) and review available resources explaining the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Issued by the W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), WCAG 2.0 is a globally recognized, technology-neutral standard… Read more Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: W3C WCAG 2.0 Resources

New Choice in Braille Transcription Software

This new product was recently announced by American Printing House for the Blind… BrailleBlaster™ is a braille transcription program developed by the American Printing House for the Blind to help transcribers provide blind students with braille textbooks on the first day of class. BrailleBlaster takes advantage of the rich markup contained in NIMAS (National Instructional Materials… Read more New Choice in Braille Transcription Software

Google Maps calls on millions of users to boost access info

From E-Access Bulletin Live… The Google Maps team has requested its extensive user community help improve its accessibility listings. As reported in previous issues of e-Access Bulletin, Google has taken various steps to increase its accessibility offerings in maps during previous months (see e-Access Bulletin December 2016). Now, however, the Google Maps team have explicitly… Read more Google Maps calls on millions of users to boost access info

World Usability Day – New England

World Usability Day is single day of events occurring around the world that brings together communities of professional, industrial, educational, citizen, and government groups for our common objective: to ensure that the services and products important to life are easier to access and simpler to use. It is about celebration and education – celebrating the strides we… Read more World Usability Day – New England

More tech to keep seniors safe at home

The following comes from Aging in Place Technology Watch… As August winds down, startups wind up.  For some, maybe they still think that summer is winding down and all is quiet in business and beyond. But no — back to school, back to work, and back to starting companies.  Aging 2.0 finalists have been announced, conference media organizations are ramping up, and a… Read more More tech to keep seniors safe at home