Peer support for digital skills & inclusion in Education and Employment


Hi All! Are you developing an app for the iPhones and iPads in your company, for a special event or just as a hobby? If this is so, you might find the following video from this year’s Apple WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC) very insightful.

In the focus of the presentation are all sorts of different ways how people with physical or sensory limitations use iOS; this is NOT just about blind people & VoiceOver. The video shows how easy it actually is to make your apps accessible just by using standard UI elements.
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    Enable Ireland’s National Assistive Technology (AT) Training Service runs both certified and customised AT courses and seminars targeting people with disabilities, therapists, educators and employers.

    The Foundations in AT course, accredited by Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), leads to the award of a Certificate of Continuing Professional Development. It is suitable for a range of professionals working in areas such as, therapy, education and ICT.

      A free Web-based set of accessible training modules in Creating Accessible Microsoft Office 2010 Documents has been developed by the Texas Multi-Agency Office 2010 Training Collaboration. It gives step-by-step instructions for creating captioned videos, MP-3 voice recordings and transcripts in Word and PDF formats.

      This is a good resource for educators or employers who want to know how to create accessible electronic documents. It was a winner in the Federal Communications Commission 2014 Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA), which honours innovators who develop communications technology for people with disabilities.