E-accessibility in Europe

Forum explores how internet can facilitate social inclusion

2017.06.12

What role can technology play in guaranteeing full social inclusion of individuals with disabilities? Does online offer a new vehicle for innovative instruments that can render this population more participatory in the community at ...

The new professions for individuals who are visually impaired

2016.11.16

Digital accessibility, like accessibility in the non-digital community, must be evaluated according to the total elimination of barriers. Within this digital context, the seal of approval must come from users of digital content who ...

Ad-blocking software could make websites more accessible

2015.10.05

The autoplaying ads are annoying for most internet users, but for those with disabilities or long-term conditions, they make those websites largely inaccessible. So this month’s launch of Apple’s operating system iOS 9 could ...

Belgium also stumbles on Web accessibility

2015.09.09

Only 14% of Belgian websites are easily accessible to people with disabilities. This is shown by a survey conducted by the Moniteur de l'accessibilité. The 209 websites selected and collected in a sample were ...

Digital barriers worse than architectural ones

2015.07.27

It seems paradoxical, but today the Internet is the main architectural barrier for the disabled because the majority of sites continue to be inaccessible. This is confirmed by a study conducted in Spain by ...