Let’s get Accessible – Tech Week Webinar

Let’s get Accessible – Tech Week Webinar

“Let’s Get Accessible!” – an evening of lightning talks discussing digital accessibility and needs and preferences of users with disabilities. Minnie Baragwanath, Chief Possibility Officer of Global Centre of Possibility @ AUT will be speaking....
Tech Week Webinars

Tech Week Webinars

To help ensure people with access needs are not forgotten post lockdown, Access Advisors would like to invite you to learn more about the impact of access needs on technology use in a series of webinars we are running. This is part of our ongoing quest to help...
International Recognition for Audio Described Aotearoa

International Recognition for Audio Described Aotearoa

Auckland company Audio Described Aotearoa has received international recognition for its efforts in providing audio description for blind and low vision arts patrons, particularly during New Zealand’s COVID-19 lockdown. Read the full article…
The Development and Availability of Accessible Books

The Development and Availability of Accessible Books

The right to read, which is part of the right to education and the right to language and culture are important human rights. This is an interesting exploration of the accessibility on offer for disabled audiences within the publishing industry in the UK. Read the full...
Born Accessible: New Zealander’s With a Print Disability and Publishers Both Win

Born Accessible: New Zealander’s With a Print Disability and Publishers Both Win

Geraldine Lewis, Library Manager at Blind Low Vision NZ, says if publishers made their content ‘born accessible’ it would not only be a win for access, but it would open up a whole new market. Read the full article…
Smart Speakers

Smart Speakers

Thomas Bryan, National Technology Advisor at Blind Low Vision NZ, has penned a piece on what a Smart Speaker has meant for him in a world where websites and apps are often inaccessible. Read the article…