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‘Hey Siri’ – how mobile technology can support inclusion

For such a small piece of equipment, the iPad packs a lot of punch when it comes to providing accessibility features, writes Jacqui Kirkman.

While there is still a need for custom-built equipment, many people with special accessibility needs are finding that an iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch or similar devices by other manufacturers can perform the same functions for a much lower price and sometimes in a way that makes them stand out less.

14 Quotes That Celebrate a More Accessible World

“When speaking of disabilities, the blind and their needs are most often used as an example. It is deceivingly simplistic since accessibility is something most of the population can benefit from.”

Read more at
http://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/14-quotes-that-celebrate-a-more-accessible-world/

Fighting the Social Factors of Accessibility

Digital content shared through a website is a powerful tool for nonprofit outreach, fundraising, community building, and program delivery. It can give a parent access to amazing resources they otherwise may not have found, and bring new eyes to your parent center.

But what if your message is falling on “deaf ears”?

Read more at
http://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/fighting-the-social-factors-of-accessibility/

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