disability discrimination act

Written By: Trenton Moss The Disability Discrimination Act says that websites must be made accessible to disabled people. So how can you check that your website is up to par? There are a number of basic tests you can make to address some of the main issues that provide a good start in increasing accessibility [...]

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Written By: Gary MoyleSo lets get straight to the point. Is your website breaking the law? Well, in October 2004 we reached the deadline of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), 1995 in which the DDA ordered service providers to make “reasonable adjustments” to the physical features of their premises to ensure the services they provide [...]

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Written By: Trenton MossIn 1995 a new era of accessibility for disabled people began. The Disability Discrimination Act was passed, stating that: It is unlawful for a service provider to discriminate against a disabled person by refusing to provide any service which it provides to members of the public. A website is regarded as a [...]

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Written By: Trenton Moss There’s been widespread speculation about the new legislation being introduced under the DDA (Disability Discrimination Act), which will ensure that websites are accessible to blind and disabled users. Try to find specific information about it on the Internet and chances are you’ll come up empty handed. The RNIB (Royal National Institute [...]

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Written By: Trenton MossThe Disability Discrimination Act states that service providers must not discriminate against disabled people. A website is regarded as a service and therefore falls under this law. Some organisations are changing their websites, but many are seemingly not making the adjustments. Disabled people dont access their website, they say, so why should [...]

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Written By: Trenton MossThe Disability Discrimination Act states that service providers must not discriminate against disabled people. A website is regarded as a service and therefore comes under this law. Some organisations are changing to their websites, but many are seemingly not making the adjustments. Disabled people dont access their website, they say, so why [...]

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Written By: Trenton Moss The DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) states that service providers must not discriminate against disabled people. A website is regarded as a service and therefore falls under this law, and as such must be made accessible to everyone. Some organisations are making accessibility improvements to their websites, but many are seemingly not [...]

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Written By: Trenton MossThe DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) states that service providers must not discriminate against disabled people. A website is regarded as a service and therefore falls under this law, and as such must be made accessible to everyone. Some organisations are making accessibility improvements to their websites, but many are seemingly not making [...]

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