Accessibility in the News: September 2003Sunday, October 05, 2003
Real life accessibility
- Herald Business: Tapping into a viable worker pool -- "Hiring people with disabilities is a win-win situation for employer, employee"
- WCF Courier: Cerebral palsy does not stop student from daily swim
- London Free Press: Blind assured taxi service
- Deleware online: Disabled get a hand at the pump
- News4Jax: Federal Court hearing disabled voters' suit
- KVAL 13 News: 'Can Do' Attitude
- GCN: Government Web sites struggling to be accessible
- Newswire: Usability experts say Ontario political websites fall short of US standards
- Daily Nebraskan: Study ranks Nebraska web site 48th in nation -- 1.) Massachusetts, 2.) Indiana, 3.) Tennessee
- Newswire: VoiceGenie and Loquendo team up to empower speech-enabled services worldwide
- MacWorld: Adobe GoLive CS new features -- "accessibility testing with WebXACT"
- Telephony World: Lumenvox announces version 4.0 at Speechtek 2003 - VoiceXML export for web accessibility
- eWeek: Gnome desktop to gain browser -- "An onscreen keyboard called GOK .. Gnopernicus provides magnification of the screen, also acts as a bridge to other accessibility devices, such as a Braille reader"
- MacWorld: Apple Expo: pre-event round-up -- "Elan Speech will demonstrate its new high-end vocalization tool, Speechissimo, at an Expo conference for visually impaired people."
- Guardian: We need a strategy to make technology fully available to the disabled, says John Low - "36% of 9 million UK disabled are online"
- Evening Telegraph: Bid to make Dundee a barrier-free city
- Business EPD: Web venture to help disabled - "It should be far easier for a disabled person to buy a CD online than go to the high street, but they are excluded by many websites."
- East Anglian: Creating 'Foolproof' websites
- Evening News 24: Council slammed over accessibility
- out-law: Digital TV is not accessible to the disabled