In this 2-part article series, we take our popular webinar and presentation “Accessibility Basics” and present it in an easy-to-understand article format. Part 1 begins by explaining what web accessibility is and why it’s needed. What is online accessibility? Online accessibility is the ability for a person with a disability to understand and use a
Date, time and description – these are the data most frequently checked while learning about an event, meeting or institution opening hours. In many cases you will even skip the description in favour of the date, time and title. As a user, you expect the calendar data be provided clearly, so that you don’t
The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has released their Human Rights and Technology Final Report, the results of a three-year project led by Commissioner Edward Santow that analyses how emerging technologies affect and interact with human rights and provides recommendations to the Australian government based on these trends. The report is divided into two major
AccessibilityOz is turning 10! Come celebrate with us at our free webinar, The History of Digital Accessibility. To accommodate more time zones, this webinar is being run twice: Tuesday, April 13th at 1:00PM PT / 4:00PM ET (Wednesday, April 14th at 6:00AM AET) (Find out when this is in your time zone.) Register
We’ve partnering up with CommonLook again to put on a two-part free webinar series. Be sure to register for these great topics: What Makes a Document Accessible and Standards-Compliant? Date: 24 March, 2021 at 1:00PM PT / 4:00PM ET Description: CommonLook’s Avery Hymel takes you on a deep dive into the elements and checkpoints that
Find AccessibilityOz at CSUN 2021… Get a trial of OzWiki! The 36th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference kicks off next week, and you’ll find AccessibilityOz at the virtual expo! Stop by to chat about accessibility and grab a 3-month trial of OzWiki, our database of accessibility errors, examples, code and solutions. Not attending CSUN? You can
How would you go about buying a new washing machine? You would probably count your money and buy the best one you can afford. Or, if you hate reading specifications and reviews and comparing parameters, you just choose the first one that seems suitable for your needs. Forget about these methods if you are blind.
Join AccessibilityOz CEO Gian Wild and many other expert speakers at Access Israel’s 7th International Webinar, “Focused on Accessible Future: Innovation in Web & Apps Accessibility.” This 3-hour event, hosted in partnership with the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), is free and happening on January 26 at 14:00 GMT (9:00AM EST / 6:00AM PST).
Wishes for a healthy and joyful holiday season! The AccessibilityOz Team
Did you miss Disability Rights Washington’s (DRW) annual Breaking Barriers event last month? You can watch the recording on YouTube (a transcript is available on the DRW website). October 2nd marked Breaking Barriers’ 5th year, and this year it was held virtually. The fundraising event aims to benefit Washingtonians with disabilities and their communities. AccessibilityOz