About 800,000 people with disabilities in the Netherlands have difficulty accessing the website. Through the annual Web Accessibility Award ceremony, it is necessary to create more visibility for the topic in order to quickly change this situation.
Website accessibility-no one opposes it. But this does not mean that everyone agrees. Because whoever starts to use it will quickly find that it is slightly different from the first glance. why is that? Is the technology really that complicated? Or is there a complication in a place you didn’t expect? Also: Why is accessibility so important that the United Nations drafted relevant treaties and Europe issued guidelines for this? Why did one organization succeed in making (more) online services accessible while another organization ended in disappointment?
many questions. Fortunately, there are answers here. In this subtitled webinar, it was hosted by Ralph de Rooij of the Ministry of Interior and Jake Abma of ING. They also discussed the most important matters.
Presenter: Jack Abuma (Director of Accessibility at ING Netherlands and Ambassador for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)) and Raph de Rooij (Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations, closely involved in national accessibility standards The formulation of web guidelines and the preliminary stages of European web accessibility directives.
host: Ottalie Westerink (founder of the Web Accessibility Award of the National Think Tank of the United States)
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