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accessibility

Hardware and software technologies that help visually or physically impaired people to use the computer. For example, the Accessibility Options control panel in Windows provides keyboard, mouse and screen options for people who have difficulty typing or seeing the screen. See assistive technology.
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Accessibility

1. Refers to items and conditions specified in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that provide access for physically handicapped persons.
2.
The provision of access to and through a building or site for physically impaired individuals.
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After the opening session, few successful initiatives for digital accessibility were presented as case studies, followed by panel discussion that included representation from Ministry of IT, Telenor, Pakistan Foundation Fighting Blindness, DefTawk and ISOC Asia-Pacific.
DARE Index score includes points corresponding to the three categories of variables measured: country commitments, capacity to implement and actual outcomes in digital accessibility for persons with disabilities.
Since 2001 they have worked with many leading corporations, trade associations, non-profits, foundations, educational institutions and government entities to produce individual solutions in the evolving field of information technology accessibility.
"We are excited to welcome Blue Sky eLearn to a coalition of organizations that empower people with disabilities," says Simon Dermer, managing director of eSSENTIAL Accessibility. "Through our comprehensive digital accessibility solution, Blue Sky can now provide all learners who use their platform with an inclusive experience."
An external review of the accessibility of each piece of content can provide confidence and trust in a vendor's claims.
Firstly, we present the Acero approach, which integrates accessibility into the software development process.
Therefore, this paper proposes an evaluation method for urban public transport facilities resource supply based on accessibility by taking Shenzhen as the research area and by using the London PTAL evaluation system.
The Website Accessibility Education Center (visit it at http://bit.ly/2wXnuMt) is designed for use by school communications, public relations and IT professionals responsible for publishing content on their school websites to insure all website content is accessible to individuals with disabilities.
While not as prevalent as lawsuits pertaining to brick-and-mortar businesses, there has been a steady increase in website accessibility suits, and they have shifted their focus to retailers.
This leads to categories of places and their features, the first of which is 'Accessibility'.
In 2013, a civil rights complaint was filed against Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough in Massachusetts over accessibility of its website.
This paper examines the relationship between transportation accessibility and housing price in Tianjin,China.