Ensuring accessibility in education is not just about being compliant with regulations, such as the ADA, WCAG 2.0 and WCAG 2.1, it is about offering inclusive learning opportunities. This is where digital learning platforms can be of immense use. Digital accessibility means that learners are no longer limited by disability. It also means that educational institutions embrace the true spirit of being inclusive.
The best learning experience platforms offers effective means to ensure digital accessibility, providing a convenient way to create, modify and distribute a huge variety of content formats, including text, audio, video and more. Discover how digital accessibility is being implemented and what advances in technology can offer in this regard.
Accessibility is increasingly becoming one of the most important aspects of mobile app development. In fact, operating systems like iOS and Android already provide accessible interfaces, making it easy and cost-effective to make mobile applications accessible to people with hearing or vision loss. Based on the understanding we developed while implementing accessibility in MagicBoxTM, we [...]
Accessibility in education refers to providing equal opportunities to learners who are differently-abled. According to the Center on Technology and Disability (CTD), accessible digital content and apps shouldn’t only be targeted for the differently-abled, but also for the English language learners and those from under-resourced communities. To ensure accessibility in K-12 classrooms, the curricula, teaching [...]
For years, differently-abled children have struggled with their schoolwork and assignments, owing to how most schools lack the infrastructure or instructional methods to accommodate the differently-abled. However, the recent surge of technological advancement has created a wealth of opportunities for differently-abled students to start at an equal footing with their peers. Add to this, the [...]
We at Magic, had an opportunity to work on a mobile app which was specifically designed for people with visual impairment. The app we created, was for a Sillicon Valley based IoT startup Braigolabs, and allowed us to implement a series of in-house tools aimed at making content accessible. Subham Banerjee, founder of Braigolabs developed [...]