Category Archives: Disability

Web Accessibility and autism

    Autism is mainly a spectrum of neurodevelopmental disorders. So, autism is also referred as autism spectrum disorder  (ASD). The conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication are commonly observed in people with autism.   Some Statistics of autism According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),… Continue Reading Web Accessibility and autism

Roll Back GST for Persons With Disabilities

With the call from our beloved Javed Abidi, Global Chair DPI; Honorary Director, NCPEDP, on behalf of and for the well-being of persons with disabilities this article is posted. Maxability will share this article to all interested parties, email and tweet as much as possible to raise the voice of persons with disabilities. Please share… Continue Reading Roll Back GST for Persons With Disabilities

Income opertunity for people with disabilities

Dear Readers, Accessworks is a portal that connects businesses who need usability testing of their digital assets to users with disabilities. Accessworks is a joint project between Australian Loop11 and US based non-profit Knowbility. Due to the demand in usability testing with users with disabilities on their experience doing standard web-based tasks like shopping, registering… Continue Reading Income opertunity for people with disabilities

Web Accessibility and Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is one of the most common genetic birth defects. Usually, children born with the condition have some degree of mental retardation, as well as characteristic physical features. Many of these children also have other health problems. Each year in the U.S., approximately one in every 800 to 1,000 newborns has Down syndrome. This… Continue Reading Web Accessibility and Down Syndrome

Online Ticket booking yet not a reality

Are you travelling for the next festival season? As soon as your travel plan is ready you login to IRCTC to book your travel tickets. Days are gone where you have waited in long queues to book your ticket, booking is now a click away for you. This is not the same case for millions… Continue Reading Online Ticket booking yet not a reality

Web Accessibility and Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a language processing disorder or a learning difficulty. It is rather a processing and learning difficulty than a disability. Dyslexia can hinder reading, writing, spelling and sometimes even speaking. There are many forms of dyslexia. The only common trait among people with dyslexia is that they read at levels significantly lower than people… Continue Reading Web Accessibility and Dyslexia

The Myth of accessible Colors

Colors play a vital role on providing a good visual appearance on web pages. Good combination of colors provides enhanced user experience. While designing accessible web pages designers assume that use of certain colors harm people with disabilities. Is it true? Let us understand. Visual challenges can be broadly divided as blindness, low vision and… Continue Reading The Myth of accessible Colors