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.
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’.
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.
How to make your PowerPoint presentations more accessible
Use these simple techniques to make your PowerPoint presentations more accessible.
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.
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.
6 web accessibility features that benefit more people than you think | Global Accessibility Awareness Day
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first steps to creating inclusive products and services | Krissie Barrick
Krissie Barrick, Big Hack founder and Head of Digital Influencing at Scope gives her advice for injecting an inclusive culture into all parts of your business strategy.
How web accessibility fixes helped NHS double its online traffic in two years
Owain Davies, lead product owner at NHS, attributes the growth to accessibility, cohesion and users not spending as long on the website.
A year of accessibility achievements in the video gaming industry | Vivek Gohil
We look at all the accessibility milestones from the gaming industry in the last year and what it means for the future of disabled gamers.
“It’s not easy for me, but it’s doable” Henry Fraser on accessibility and booking online
In an exclusive interview, we spoke to Henry Fraser about how he uses digital technology to work, socialise and organise his life, and how it can let him down.
11 web accessibility myths debunked
We’ve heard it all before. Whether you’re a sceptic, a newbie, or an advocate – you’ve probably got some preconceptions about accessibility. Digital creative agency (and accessibility champions) HeX Productions explain 11 common web accessibility myths.
Online accessibility: The Big Hack survey feedback so far
We developed The Big Hack Reporting Tool to gather feedback from disabled people on how accessible the online world actually is. This article shares some of the feedback we have already received from survey respondents.
What it’s like using online fashion retailers as a visually impaired person | Elin Williams
We asked visually impaired lifestyle blogger Elin about her experiences shopping for clothes, fashion and beauty products online.
The business case for inclusive design: The Big Hack study findings
Our latest study looks at how much businesses are missing out by not developing accessible websites, apps and products. It is part of our broader research into how inclusive design affects how disabled people choose to spend their money.