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Accessible Textbooks – How Disability Support Services are supporting Students with Disabilities

With the exact numbers being unknown and unavailable, an estimated 93 to 150 million children under the age of 18 years old worldwide have disabilities (WHO, 2011). Additionally, children with disabilities face larger challenges in terms of accessing quality and inclusive education. But there’s light at the end of the tunnel.  UNICEF has been working since 2014 to address this challenge.  Accessible […]

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Why Digital Agencies Need to Care About Accessibility

  Digital Agencies today need to be keenly attuned to what their solutions are and how their services can be perceived by their customers and stakeholders — but they’ll be hard-pressed to do so if they don’t consider accessibility and inclusion.   Accessibility is the practice of designing experiences for people with visual, linguistic, auditory, […]

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Accessible Healthcare and Insurance Documents

  Making Healthcare and Insurance Documents accessible for everyone is a necessity as well as a mandate by the Government. It has become so important to make these documents accessible especially after the Covid-19 pandemic.    Having access to such documents gives information to the people and helps them take timely actions and precautions that […]

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Are your HR Documents – Policies & Forms Accessible?

Ensuring accessible HR documents, irrespective of whether you use PDF, Word, PowerPoint or Excel, is very important if your organization employs people with disabilities and looks forward to create an accessible workplace. If you are an HR or a person responsible for the people and culture of your organization, then you may find yourself answering […]

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Accessible Publishing – Ensuring Equal Access to Content

Accessible Publishing ensures equal access to books, teaching material and curriculums for people with disabilities. Publishers providing books in accessible format, have the business opportunity of servicing the needs of this target audience. What is Accessible Publishing? Accessible publishing is an approach to publishing books that is designed to provide books and other texts in […]

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Difference Between Standard PDF and Accessible PDF

An accessible PDF is a PDF document that can be read and understood by everyone including people with disabilities. This includes people who use screen readers.  Nerd Alert! What is a self-contained and independent file that do not rely on any software or hardware and contains texts, links, graphics and tables? You guessed it right, […]

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Let’s solve the problem of Accessible Textbooks

One of the main concerns for students with disability at the start of the school year is ensuring that they are provided with accessible learning materials for their coursework.   The solution is often that the student goes to the Disability Support Services team and requests for accessible versions of the textbooks they are prescribed. Ensuring that you have accessible textbooks […]

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Why you need Accessible Marketing Collateral?

Marketing collateral is created to share with your customers different facets of your products, using product guides and brochures. Often these can also be downloaded from your website in the form of PDF, Excel, Word or PPT.  They help in nurturing accessible communication while providing your customers with the relevant information.  But what happens if a […]