If the journalism is sound – and I can’t see anything not to think that at the moment – there’s a genuinely shocking story just out on Huffpost that anyone who cares about not just accessibility but democracy needs to be concerned about: Disabled people could be denied their right to vote independently and in secret in the now-confirmed UK end of May European elections, because there’s been no planning on how to help them. Continue reading Has a rush to hold UK European Parliament elections disadvantaged blind voters?
Two really interesting news items crossed my UKAAF desk these past few weeks, starting with a really encouraging precis of accessibility progress that’s being made for Londoners, which I found out about in a nice piece entitled 5 Ways London’s Transport Is Being Made More Accessible on Londonist. Continue reading Accessibility – A reality for the many millions of users of London Transport Plus a guide for tech entrepreneurs to getting it right
Last month, high profile developer-focused independent analyst firm RedMonk held its 8th annual ‘Monkigras’ conference in the Plexal innovation centre in Stratford, London, with a theme this year of ‘Accessibility’. Team UKAAF was there too!. Here, the group’s Analyst & Co-Founder James Governor explains why Continue reading Let’s All Make a Small Dent by Promoting Full Accessibility