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ACCESSIBILITY BUZZ – September 2022

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DOE Releases First-Ever Plan to Advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

By Energy.Gov
The plan outlines Departmental actions to sustain an inclusive and accessible work environment by strengthening recruitment, retention and promotion, while removing inequitable barriers to advancement and development opportunities.


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Why Mobile apps in India need to take Accessibility seriously?

RPWD mandates accessibility & CCPD on digital accessibility. In a recent order, the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) stated that private establishments are also bound by the digital accessibility requirements under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 ( RPwD Act).

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People Stories

This technology makes data accessible to blind and visually impaired people.

By NPR

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with Mona Minkara, a professor of bioengineering at Northeastern University who is also blind, about a new way to present science data to blind and sighted people alike.


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Change your approach to accessibility and get a better developer experience

By Dev
When we talk about web accessibility most of us think of blind people, or maybe someone that can’t use a mouse. That’s not wrong, and they are an important target group, but website accessibility is about more than supporting screen readers and tab-navigation.

Study of travelers with disabilities reveals major accessibility issues with lodging and transportation

By Hotel News Resource
The survey found lodging and transportation accessibility are cited as the two biggest barriers to travel for those with mobility issues. Nearly all respondents (96%) say they have faced an accommodation problem while traveling, while 86% have experienced flight problems and 79% have experienced in-market transportation problems.

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Audit – Maintain – Compliance

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