New ceiling lift raises the bar for universally accessible coach travel | MAN Bus Germany

The MAN Bus Modification Center has achieved a first, equipping an MAN Lion’s Coach with a ceiling lift for Voyages Emile Weber. This will make trips safer and more comfortable for passengers with physical disabilities. People with reduced mobility can use a lifting platform to board the MAN Lion’s Coach. New track-guided mobility system ensuresContinue reading “New ceiling lift raises the bar for universally accessible coach travel | MAN Bus Germany”

Always provide a text link to the home page

User Experience One of the first things I learned in my user experience classes was to always provide a text link to the home page. Do you offer both text link and linked logo for the home page? Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: October 12, 2018 Weekly Roundup of Web Design andContinue reading “Always provide a text link to the home page”

Bad Practices on Birthdate Form Fields

Asking users for their birthdate on a form is complicated. Birthdates have formats that vary depending on the country and they consist of three separate data strings. It’s easy to confuse and frustrate users if the birthdate field doesn’t use simple controls and isn’t in a clear format. … The Clear and Easy Way WritingContinue reading “Bad Practices on Birthdate Form Fields”

Schedule / Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) 11 October 2018

Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) is a free 24-hour online event for the global community.  It celebrates inclusive design and shares knowledge and ideas from analogue to digital, from design to development, from planners to practitioners, and everything and everyone in between. Source: Schedule / Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) 11 October 2018

Reprogrammable braille could shrink books to a few pages

                      Harvard’s concept for reprogrammable braille Braille displays have made the digital world more accessible to those with vision issues, but readers who prefer the portability of a book haven’t had that upgrade. Even a typical book might require over a dozen volumes of braille paper,Continue reading “Reprogrammable braille could shrink books to a few pages”

Short note on the accessibility of styled form controls 

Sticking with a native form control will almost always give your users a more accessible experience than trying to recreate one from scratch. Though the issue with native form controls is that they have an infamous reputation for being problematic to style. Outside of some of the HTML5 form controls, which have browser prefixed CSSContinue reading “Short note on the accessibility of styled form controls “

10 Ways to Improve Accessibility on Websites and Social Media -rtp

Here it is! 1. Use Semantic HTML.   … 2. Write Short Paragraphs and Short Sentences. … 3. Explain Acronyms and Abbreviations on First Use.   … 4. Add Alternative Text to Your Images.   … 6. Write Descriptive Text for Your Links.   … 7. Increase Color Contrast   … 8. Add Captions toContinue reading “10 Ways to Improve Accessibility on Websites and Social Media -rtp”

How to write helpful reviews for people with acces…

More than 65 million people worldwide need wheelchairs to get around. Yet, information about accessibility isn’t always easy to find. From sharing photos of wheelchair-friendly entrances to answering questions about accessibility, Local Guides like you can help make life easier for many people by adding this important info on Google Maps. This doesn’t just help peopleContinue reading “How to write helpful reviews for people with acces…”

Remote Work to Accommodate Workers with a Disability

… Remote Work is about Accessibility, Not Exclusion Remote work may be seen as exclusion. However, it is really meant to do the opposite. Remote work allows businesses to take advantage of a larger talent pool. Also, it allows more people with disabilities to enter the workforce. Hiring workers with disabilities ensures that your business gets the benefits,Continue reading “Remote Work to Accommodate Workers with a Disability”