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…
Hopes for Disability Employment Post Pandemic

Hopes for Disability Employment Post Pandemic

Disability advocates hope businesses will now be better placed to employ disabled people because of changes brought about by Covid-19. They say more flexibility with hours and working from home will help people with physical and mental challenges to be a part of the...
It’s Time for Accessible Legislation: Let’s Make 2020 the Year we Advance Human Rights

It’s Time for Accessible Legislation: Let’s Make 2020 the Year we Advance Human Rights

On United Nations Human Rights Day today, John Mulka, Blind & Low Vision NZ Chief Executive, says the time for access legislation is now. “It seems that it’s not until we’re in the shoes of people wondering how they might tackle a flight of stairs – or...