Over 55 million Americans have some type of disability that affects their ability to use software. This number is increasing as need, as well as the population, increase.
The recent lawsuit filed by the National Association of the Deaf against MIT and Harvard has brought attention back to the issue of accessibility of educational software for disabled individuals. The risk of lawsuit, along with the alienation of customers, is bringing this topic to top-of-mind for many companies. Despite best efforts to build products that accommodate disabled individuals, businesses and organizations are still trying to make sense of what makes software accessible. This confusion typically stems from a lack of guidelines and expertise around accessibility. Continue reading “Add accessibility and enable eLearning opportunities”