Archive for the ‘Accessibility’ Category

Web accessibility and technology protection measures: Harmonizing the rights of persons with cognitive disabilities and copyright protections on the web

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) obligates State Parties to ensure full and equal access to the web for persons with disabilities. However, copyright law and policy sometimes poses challenges to realizing full and equal access to the web for persons with varying physical, mental, and cognitive disabilities. Recent […]

Bridging the digital divide for people with intellectual disability

Recent data from several studies and surveys confirm that our society has entered the digital and information age. Some authors mention that information and communication technologies (ICT) have the potential to enhance people’s power to act and promote equal citizen participation. These elements are particularly important for people living with intellectual disability (ID). However, it […]

Assistive Educational Technology: How eLearning Helps Students With Disabilities

Students with disabilities have received a chance to achieve the same educational success as healthy youth can with the help of contemporary assistive educational technology. eLearning Industry

Colleges, universities now have tech to automatically make course content accessible

Major company’s accessibility solution now available to assist instructors and institutions in increasing the accessibility of online course content. eCampus News

‘Glacial Progress’ on Digital Accessibility

Data from 700,000 classes show digital course materials have gotten only slightly more accessible to students with disabilities over the last five years. Inside Higher Ed