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Content 9th October 2020

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.

Public sector 7th September 2020

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.

Public sector 2nd September 2020

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.

Video 24th August 2020

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 20th August 2020

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.

Web development 17th August 2020

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.

Content 14th August 2020

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.

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 12th June 2020

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.

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.

Service design 2nd April 2020

From online to offline, accessibility is about the whole customer experience | Ayodeji Oyebade

We look at the role of accessibility in the customer experience.

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.

Disabled voices 18th March 2020

University must be more accessible to disabled students, technology can help | Chloe Tear

"The more my sight decreased, the harder my university work became."

Web development 16th March 2020

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).

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.

UX 17th February 2020

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.

UX 10th February 2020

Frustrated: The ‘F’ word of inaccessibility

Feedback from our reporting tool addresses the emotional cost of website inaccessibility.

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.