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Javed Abidi |  

13 June 2017

Global Chair of Disabled People’s International

Understanding of accessibility is often limited to a ramp and an accessible toilet. In countries where understanding of disability is so poor, acceptance of the need for digital accessibility takes a backseat. Reasons for this are many - ignorance, limited understanding, lack of technical know-how a... Read More

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Wayne Hawkins |  

09 June 2017

Disability Policy Advisor

In December 2016 Australia Standards published AS EN 301 549: 2016 ‘Accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement of ICT products and services’. This new Australian Standard is a direct text adoption of the European Standard EN 301 549. After many years of lobbying from Australian... Read More