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Adam Turner

What’s been discussed in the media this week on the topic of accessibility?

Accessibility


We take our regular weekly look at what has been discussed in the world press on the topic of accessibility.

 

UK | Progress with website #accessibility of London Listed PLCs

For the last 10 years we have been ranking the websites of London Listed PLCs based on User Experience, Search Engine Optimisation and Governance, Risk and Compliance.

The INDEX is published quarterly and ahead of the 2020 Q3 INDEX we thought we’d look back at the results from Q2.

https://sitemorse.com/blog-article/9799/Website_Accessibility_London-listed_PLCs/

 

US | ADA Defense Lawyer: ADA requires hotels to describe accessibility on website

As ADA lawsuits continue target hotels, it is critical that hotel owners understand what the ADA requires during the online reservations process. Stuart Tubis of JMBM’s ADA Compliance & Defense Group, explains below.

https://hotellaw.jmbm.com/ada-accessibility-features-on-website.html

 

US | Enforcement is coming, Ready or Not

… you should also make sure your website complies with Americans with Disabilities Act and other web accessibility requirements.

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/ccpa-enforcement-coming-ready-or-not

 

AU | A passion for digital accessibility and employment earns Life Without Barriers a high score for Innovation

As an organisation, Life Without Barriers is passionate about digital accessibility. To embed accessible practice into its operations, it established a new business unit within its Information and Communication Technology (ICT) division called ICT Digital and Innovation. This team is led by the Manager Digital and Innovation, Scott McShan

https://www.miragenews.com/a-passion-for-digital-accessibility-and-employment-earns-life-without-barriers-a-high-score-for-innovation/

 

UK | Disabled people 'being let down' by streaming service accessibility features

As an organisation, Life Disability equality charity Scope is urging streaming service providers to improve their accessibility, after revealing the first league table of its kind showing how many major streaming services are failing disabled people.

http://attoday.co.uk/streaming-services-are-failing-disabled-people-new-league-table-reveals/

 

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