The Inclusive Design Guide can be applied to digital design as well as to the design of services, the built environment and physical products. It can be applied to processes like workshops, meetings, conferences, and even our daily interactions with one another. It can be used by anyone. The Guide is ever-evolving as we learn more about how to design inclusion into all that we do.
Protection of user privacy has special significance when developing accessible technologies since the individuals using these technologies are often the most vulnerable to the misuse of personal information. This content helps to reduce personal risk for consumers by providing best practice guidelines for the creation and application of individualized privacy policies that people can understand and express.
Using images in web sites automatically introduces accessibility issues for some people, who are unable to see them, but at the same it could be an accessibility facilitator for others. Read more about how to use images in web sites at their best potential, and how to make sure that they are accessible for all.
Key Features of this book: (1) Learn about the societal and organizational benefits of making information technology accessible for people with disabilities; (2) Understand the interface guidelines, accessibility evaluation methods, and compliance monitoring techniques, needed to ensure accessible content and technology; (3) Understand the various laws and regulations that require accessible technology; (4) Learn from case studies of organizations that are successfully implementing accessibility in their technologies and digital content.
This book guides you through: (1) The basics of including accessibility in design projects, including shortcuts for involving people with disabilities in your project and tips for comfortable interaction with people with disabilities; and (2) Details on accessibility in each phase of the user-centered design process (UCD) with examples of including accessibility in user group profiles, personas, and scenarios and guidance on evaluating for accessibility through heuristic evaluation, design walkthroughs, and screening techniques, etc.
If you are in charge of the user experience, development, or strategy for a web site, A Web for Everyone will help you make your site accessible without sacrificing design or innovation. Rooted in universal design principles, this book provides solutions: practical advice and examples of how to create sites that everyone can use.
This paper highlights the features of Adobe PhoneGap, a free and open source framework that allows developers to create mobile apps using standardized web APIs for cross-platform development. The PhoneGap Mobile Accessibility Plugin works by providing developers access to each mobile device’s built-in accessibility features, allowing them to build apps that can be compiled to run on any given operating system.
This report highlights the organizational and process adjustments needed to ensure a culture of accessibility in the financial services and banking sector, as well as the importance of improving the user experience, managing accessibility compliance, and creating an inclusive workplace environments in this sector.
This paper examines the evolution of accessibility from the analog to the digital era, and the different frameworks supporting accessibility. A model framework is presented that encompasses accessibility for education in the digital era.
This guide, published by the Center for Online Education (USA), 2016, is a helpful resource for students with disabilities. Most colleges recognize that qualified students with disabilities deserve equal educational access and benefits, and work to create a more inclusive environment that offers appropriate student services, advocacy, campus accessibility and academic support. This publication: outlines legal rights; shows where and how to find assistance on campus; provides an extensive list of websites, apps and software resources designed for students with disabilities.
There are many scientific journals publishing research results on the topic of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and closely related topics. These include web accessibility, universal design, user experience, usability, etc. The work published in these journals should be checked whenever searching for references on an ICT-related accessibility aspect.
This is a list of scientific journals which are publishing research in the field of accessibility and/or universal usability/design, in close relation to ICT. Recently published conference proceedings and special issues are also included. The listed general disability journals also publish research in the field of accessibility and/or universal usability/design, but also recent work in other disability related topics (e.g. standars/standardization, ethics, legal issues, etc.).