Measuring the right amount of medicine, filling out a form or finding something on the internet. Did you know that almost half of the adult population would have trouble doing that kind of thing?
Accessibility is more than writing clearly—it’s about making sure that a person with disability has an equal chance of being able to access your information. If you don’t make your website accessible, your content may as well be invisible for people using assistive technology.
If content is written in 'familiar terms', will people trust it more?
If you're not considering how your content is consumed on screen, you're ignoring a huge part of your audience—it's like writing a document, then hiding it...
Much has been happening: I'm speaking about accessibility at the Queensland Business Writers' Conference, and we have our first public web-writing course booked.
There’s this thing called the WCAG: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. They set out all the good things you need to do to make your content accessible for people with disability, people including those with vision impairment (an estimated 300,000 in Australia alone), and also people with other kinds of disability, such as cognitive or motor [...]
In August, I'll be talking about accessibility, and what you need to do for websites and documents to make them accessible at the Queensland Business Writers' Conference. Registrations for 2015 now open.