How to write better website content for people with dyslexia
Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that affects the skills a person uses to learn how to read and write. It's estimated up to 1 in every 10 people in the UK has some degree of dyslexia. Tailoring your writing to this audience makes your content more accessible to everyone.
6 webinars from GDS to improve accessibility within your organisation
A series of webinars and resources from the Government Digital Service (GDS) to improve your understanding of digital accessibility.
What new UK web accessibility laws mean for public sector websites
We explain how charities and organisations can meet new public sector bodies regulations and improve the accessibility of their digital services.
A guide to using subtitles, captions and transcripts for accessibility
Learn how to make your videos more accessible with subtitles, closed captions and transcripts. We explain the difference between each and how they help people with various access needs.
Public sector websites: 6 common accessibility issues (and how to fix them)
Some of the most common accessibility errors with public sector websites. And how they can be resolved to meet new accessibility regulations.
5 most annoying website features I face as a blind person every single day
These are the five most annoying inaccessible web elements I face as a blind screen reader user every day, and how to fix them.
How to improve your writing with plain English
Using plain English makes your writing more accessible. Follow these tips to upgrade your writing style and reach more people.
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.
How banks are supporting disabled customers during coronavirus
We look at the most popular UK banks to see how they are supporting disabled customers through the coronavirus pandemic. And how they are making existing services accessible to people during this time.
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.
How Scope’s new website built accessibility in from the ground up
Scope set out to redesign its website and digital services in February 2019 to coincide with the launch of its new brand. But it was also an opportunity to show how websites can be functional, accessible and beautiful (at the same time).
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 web accessibility can improve eCommerce website performance | MarketingTech
Having an accessible eCommerce store is good for business. Here are a just a few of the commercial benefits of making your online business inclusive.
Frustrated: The ‘F’ word of inaccessibility
Feedback from our reporting tool addresses the emotional cost of website inaccessibility.
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.