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Digital Experience as a Disabled User

The importance of web accessibility Communications technology has the power to connect and liberate. From the telegraph to the telephone, to the digital advances of the internet age, technological advances have consistently opened up new worlds and exciting possibilities. In the case of the internet, its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, explicitly articulated the ideal of digital...
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A blind users view on website accessibility

Website accessibility is very important to me, as I pretty much do everything online, and when a site is not accessible with my assistive technology this not only irritates me, but effectively bars me from using certain companies or services. The worst cases are when a website is inaccessible and there is a booking or...

Loud and proud about web accessibility

Guest Blog – By Laura Clark from Dig inclusion Companies and organisations can’t wait to promote to us, their customers, and tell us what new and magical product or service they have. With the rise of social media organisations are having to develop a personality, so it feels as though they are our friend as they...
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Don’t be shy online, 285 million customers waiting to buy!

It’s Christmas time and I’m keen to shop online. I have list of items and money to spend, burning a hole in my pocket. My family and friends are going to be so excited and proud when I surprise them with unexpected gifts. I fire up my laptop and start shopping. I manage to find...

Guest Blog – Web Accessibility = Visibility = Profitability

Web Accessibility = Visibility = Profitability As a screen reader user, having access to websites that cater for visually impaired users/customers is important. Why? There are several reasons; firstly, there are many types of visual impairment and the type of visual impairment can affect the way someone views a website.   Someone may have some useful...