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Top 10 Universities in India and their accessibility

Education is the fundamental right of any child. It is quite common in today’s world to browse through the website, understanding the biography of the founder, skill of the faculty etc before joining a child in the school. On the other side education has become a competitive business. In this digital era of education, schools […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2016

The 5th edition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is on May 19th Thursday. It’s interesting to see the world talking about accessibility and experiencing the problems due to inaccessible infrastructure, digital content, software etc. GAAD is also an opertunity for individuals to understand the problems encountered by persons with disabilities. Awareness towards accessibility and […]

aria-selected (state)

Aria-selected state is used to notify when one or more items in a widget have selectable functionality. Eg: various tabs in a tab panel have selectable mechanism. In general the selected state is notified to the user with a change in color. The change in color notification will not be recognized by screen reading technologies. […]

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 […]

1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded)

For prerecorded audio-only and prerecorded video-only media, the following are true, except when the audio or video is a media alternative for text and is clearly labeled as such: (Level A) Prerecorded Audio-only: An alternative for time-based media is provided that presents equivalent information for prerecorded audio-only content. Prerecorded Video-only: Either an alternative for time-based […]

Inquiry into HORRIBLE INCIDENT making disabled woman passenger crawl

A pitition was filed for your signature by Kamayani M. on Avaaz.org. Please sign the pitition and support people with disabilities for their basic rights. What’s the pitition about? On 29, Jan evening, disability activist Anita Ghai landed at Delhi airport from Dehradun on an Air India flight. A seasoned traveller, she waited with patience […]

3.3.2 Labels or Instructions

Labels or instructions are provided when content requires user input. (Level A) Description The web pages that contain form inputs should have labels. Labels help users to fill the correct information in the form field or select the correct option from the field. Associating the form fields with their labels allow users with motor controls […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2015 in India

By Deque India at Hyderabad Web Developers, QA/Test Engineers, User Experience / Usability professionals from IT Industry who want to understand web accessibility standards, laws, testing strategies, Deque automation tools, and screen reader demos are invited. Venue: Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Near Hi-tech City, Hyderabad Time: May 21st 2015, 3 PM to 6 PM […]

SARTHAK – Regional Summit 2015 (Hyderabad)

On 26th last month I had a privilege to be a part of SARTHAK round table conference here in Hyderabad. Delegates from government, corporate and NGOs have their presence in spite of the Cricket World cup 2015 semi-final match between India and Australia. The conference was divided into 3 modules to have concentrated discussions on […]

6 dots by Louis Braille & World Braille Day

On January 4, 1809 Louis Braille was born in a village Coupvray, approximately 25 kilometers away from Paris in France. His father was a famous harness maker in the area. Louis also used to play with the tools in the shop. At the age of 3, while playing with one of the sharp tools it […]

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