This week’s weekly roundup of T-Base Stories acknowledges the importance of businesses to provide online goods and services that are accessible to consumers who are blind, have low vision, or are print-restricted. Not only is it required by certain accessibility legislation based on geographical location, but it just makes good business sense to provide equal access to goods and services. We also touch on equal employment opportunities that help to reduce barriers. Read further to see which stories we’ve chose to highlight this week!
When students are given the tools and assistance to achieve in an academic environment, they are better equipped to successfully complete their degrees. When students who are blind, deaf-blind, or partially sighted are given the tools to help reduce barriers in the education sphere, they are better equipped with the resources to study alongside their sighted peers.
This weekly roundup of T-Base Stories is a great mix! We have insight into what health consumers expect from their payment experience (think flexibility), and we have updates on who’s moving forward in making the tools we use to communicate—the radio, computers, etc.—more accessible. Read on to learn which stories were our favourite this week.
We have something fun up our sleeves for Valentine's Day! This year we wanted to do something special, and that is share with the world how accessibility makes people feel.
This week’s weekly roundup of T-Base Stories highlights the importance of technological tools and resources in order to assist people who are blind, print-restricted, or have low vision the access to information relating to their personal and leisure affairs. This includes accessible websites to be able to access products and services online as well as assistive technologies that help with user experience. Companies such as Apple and MasterCard have acknowledged the viability of such technologies for consumers who are blind or with low vision.