All articles in category: Inclusive design

Content 30th May 2022

The 4 principles of content accessibility

Learn the four core principles of content accessibility to create an inclusive website.

Disabled voices 18th May 2022

Let’s talk about Global Accessibility Awareness Day

How often do you think about digital accessibility? Do you know what technology is accessible? Global Accessibility Awareness day is the perfect opportunity to think about what you could do differently.

Inclusive design 4th January 2022

7 tips for more inclusive meetings

Remote working means that the way organisations and teams collaborate has changed. With a lot of meetings now online, it can be harder for people to contribute effectively. This can mean some voices do not get heard.

Content 17th December 2021

How to make your Word documents more accessible

Follow these tips to create more accessible Microsoft Word documents.

Content 1st November 2021

7 easy ways to make your content more accessible

Content is everywhere. Your words. Your images. Your graphics. Your links.

Inclusive design 9th September 2021

How to make your emails more accessible

We send and receive emails every day. But do you ever stop to think about how accessible your emails are before clicking send?

Colour 23rd June 2021

Further accessibility resources

Web accessibility resources to help you build inclusive design best practices into your work.

UX 21st May 2021

6 web accessibility features that benefit more people than you think

There are 14 million disabled people in the UK, many who rely on website accessibility. But designing for disability results in designs that benefit everybody.

Disabled voices 14th April 2021

Accessibility and disability: facts and figures

Research and statistics into disability, accessibility and the spending power of disabled people.

Social media 7th December 2020

Is your social media campaign accessible to everybody?

The covid-19 pandemic has forced everything online. Students study in virtual online classes. Workplaces are remote. Fundraising, social, political and marketing campaigns all continue as usual. Now relying on their online channels more than ever.

Inclusive design 18th November 2020

Understanding disability in a digital society | TechShare Pro 2020

This is an important moment for digital accessibility. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us that accessibility is no longer a ‘nice to have’.

UX 30th October 2020

How Freeview Play developed its new Accessible TV Guide

Finding something to watch should be easy and enjoyable. But for millions of disabled people in the UK it can be frustrating. Freeview’s new Accessible TV Guide gives viewers with accessibility needs a simpler interface to discover and find content on the service.

Content management 13th October 2020

How to make your PowerPoint presentations more accessible

Use these simple techniques to make your PowerPoint presentations more accessible.

Online video streaming 23rd June 2020

Video on-demand streaming and accessibility: The Big Hack survey feedback

We asked more than 3,300 disabled people about the accessibility issues that concern them with video on-demand streaming. We share the results of our survey.

Online video streaming 23rd June 2020

Best video on-demand streaming services for accessibility

Use this guide to compare the most popular on-demand services and find out which ones best suit your access needs.

Service design 8th April 2020

Best video conferencing apps and software for accessibility

Video calling apps can help maintain connection and community online, even if you’re unable to in person. Here's an overview of the best video conferencing apps for accessibility.

Inclusive design 30th March 2020

“Lack of ownership, people and skills” are biggest obstacles to accessibility | Inviqa Digital Accessibility Report

New report from Inviqa looks at the biggest barriers to progress when it comes to accessibility.

Inclusive design 24th March 2020

How accessible eLearning promotes disability equality in the workplace | Susi Miller

Susi Miller, an eLearning accessibility advocate and an instructional designer explains why accessible workplace eLearning is vital both for disabled people and businesses.

Inclusive design 26th February 2020

Online ticketing platforms “not designed to accommodate me” for live events

Sarah, a guest contributor for Access For Us, talks about her experiences booking and attending live events and concerts as a disabled fan.

Inclusive design 5th February 2020

How captioning makes the world a more inclusive place | Matthew Johnston

Subtitles and live captions benefit us all. It's time for more services to adopt this ever-improving technology.