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It is a step towards reliable and cost-effective document remediation services for people with disabilities.

We provide a quick, easy-to-use and cost-effective solution to remediating PDF files, Word files as well as PDF and Word forms. In addition, we have significant experience with MathML, Image Description, PPT and handling OCR conversion requirements.

We have simplified the process of making documents accessible, with expertise in accessibility standards and guidelines such as Section 508, WCAG 2.0/2.1, PDF U/A, and others.

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HIGHER ED ACCESSIBILITY PULSE – April 2024

FEATURED STORYUAE Games set to challenge stereotypes about intellectual disabilitiesThe event, which is separated into two parts, will empower students and athletes with intellectual disabilities to fulfil their potential, said an event organizer. The first segment of the event will see about 400 students competing in the Unified Schools UAE Games, which is being held at the […]

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As a student with disability, how to navigate an Accessible PDF textbook?

Portable Document Format (PDF) is the preferred format for publishing and distributing digital documents across the globe. This is true for text books as well. Educational institutes, universities, elearning providers, schools and colleges are using PDF as the preferred format for distributing text books to their students. Accessible PDF text books are high on demand […]

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3 Resources for Creating Accessible PDFs

PDF is one of the most widely used format to share information on the web. Corporates, Government organizations, educational institutes share information in the form of annual reports, books, brochures, publications or even user manuals on the web as PDF files. The question that often gets asked is that are PDFs accessible to people with […]

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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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3 reasons why Universities need to make marketing brochures accessible

What is the first marketing communication that you look for while learning about a university online? That’s right, it is the marketing brochure! University marketing brochures are a great way to get an overview of the university and all that it has to offer. They can be a valuable resource for students and universities have […]

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Planning for Document Accessibility under Section 508

Today, PDF is one of the most widely used format to share information on the web. Corporates, Government organizations, educational institutes share annual reports, books, brochures, publications or even user manuals on the web as PDF files. In addition, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint are also used to disseminate a lot of information in the form […]

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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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3 Strategies how Universities can extend their Disability Support Teams

  As the term starts and as Universities cope with balancing safety requirements and delivering on the education, students with disabilities are going to be impacted.    The Disability Support Team will have to be there to support the students as so many things are changing. So how do we ensure that the team can […]