In October, an important global agreement that could spell big benefits for European and UK blind or impaired vision book lovers. Accessibility expert and UKAAF board member, Michael Lewington explains why this matters to print impaired people.
Back in May, the Intellectual Property Office sought views on how the UK should approach the implementation of the EU’s Regulation and Directive implementing the Marrakesh Treaty on copyright across Europe. Here, accessibility expert and UKAAF board member Michael Lewington summarises the most important aspects of response – and why this is good news for visually impaired and print disabled people
UKAAF board member and Connect MD, Susan Day, recently took part in a cross-party Parliamentary consultation at the House of Commons about the provision of assistive technology within the DSA allowance. Here, she reports on her day, which she says showed a mix of MPs and other professionals working within education bringing a wealth of information and suggestions for improvement within the sector Continue reading Assistive Technology and Disabled Students’ Allowance: ‘A fundamental right to a good education is compromised when students who rely on assistive technology cannot afford to access it’
Membership and Fundraising Board Member for UKAAF, Tim Nelms explains how organisations like yours can play a part in supporting accessible document standards and meet the needs of customers and clients with print impairments Continue reading Play Your Part in Accessible Document Standards – Become a UKAAF member