Cover Story: Equality a digital illusion - News Summed Up

Cover Story: Equality a digital illusion


When the coronavirus pandemic struck and the internet became a prerequisite, digital accessibility increased — but only for the able-bodied, those with all five senses intact. Digital inclusion, specifically, is the goal of providing equivalent access to a digital interface to all users, regardless of their abilities. “So, digital accessibility requires technology designers and policymakers to consider people with different needs. Meanwhile, NCBM has assembled a team of 20-plus PWDs to train them in digital accessibility. People with disabilities (PWDs) come up against all sorts of barriers as things are rarely designed with them in mind.


Source: The Edge Markets June 13, 2021 16:07 UTC



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