Advocating for the vision impaired

“There’s nothing special about using the internet. Millions of us do it every day. But how would your life change if you couldn’t see a screen?

Simply accessing the internet presents a daily challenge for more than 500,000 Australians who are vision impared.

Mr Abdi has urged businesses and web developers to ensure their websites are compatible with screen readers and include written descriptions for images”

This raises a lot of interesting questions for many industries, tell us, do you have a story or know somebody who has experienced this difficulty? Can you share any of the “hacks” you learned along the way? Pop them in the comments to help other people navigate “non-accessible” sites.

Read the article here:
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-04-22/call-for-online-disability-access-standards/10999500

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