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This week’s discussions on the topic of digital accessibility.

Accessibility Bulletin


Our weekly roundup of the media’s key articles on the topic of digital accessibility.

ALL | Save the date! #id24 returns on 23 September 2021!

Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) is a free 24-hour online event for the global community. It celebrates inclusive design and shares knowledge and ideas from analogue to digital, from design to development, from planners to practitioners, and everything and everyone in between. 

https://inclusivedesign24.org/2021/

ALL | Many people find websites difficult to navigate - but who's to blame?

… according to a new report from Heap, nearly half (43%) of consumers feel the majority of websites are not designed around the end-user's needs.

https://www.techradar.com/nz/news/many-people-find-websites-difficult-to-navigate-but-whos-to-blame

ALL | More Companies Are Looking to Hire Accessibility Specialists

Accessibility jobs, ranging from “head of accessibility” to “accessibility analyst,” are increasing at a rapid pace across industries as companies strive to make their products and services more tailored to people with disabilities

https://www.wsj.com/articles/more-companies-are-looking-to-hire-accessibility-specialists-11630501200

ALL | We love introductions – sharing is caring ðŸ˜‰

Do you know someone operating, managing a website – how about pointing them to our self-service page at af.Sitemorse.com and they can request a free assessment of their (or any) website.

https://af.Sitemorse.com

UK | Accessibility in government

An update on the accessibility of conditionally revealed questions

https://accessibility.blog.gov.uk/2021/09/21/an-update-on-the-accessibility-of-conditionally-revealed-questions/

ALL | We need to ditch overlay tools in creating truly accessible websites

Recently there was a backlash within the web development community against the Paralympics 2020 #wethe15 campaign when their website was found to have several basic accessibility issues, including missing alt tags. …

https://www.thedrum.com/opinion/2021/09/20/we-need-ditch-overlay-tools-creating-truly-accessible-websites

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