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ICT Access Still A Hurdle For People With Disabilities

ICT access still a hurdle for people with disabilities | Deccan Herald

Accessibility to some key information and communication technologies (ICTs) like TV, websites, books, assisted medical devices, mobile phones and apps for persons with disabilities (PWDs) remain a mere lip service, according to users and experts in the field. India is ranked 46th in the world and 9th amongst lower-middle-income countries behind Egypt, Kenya, Angola, and the Philippines according to the…

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Buy IT! Your Guide for Purchasing Accessible Technology

Screenshot-2018-3-29 Buy IT —Your Guide for Purchasing Accessible Technology

When it comes to fostering an ICT procurement process that prioritizes accessibility and usability, the first step is to set your procurement priorities. This involves committing to an accessibility mindset and gaining executive buy-in for this commitment. Then, you’ll be ready to set standards and plan your procurement strategy. This section of Buy IT! walks you through the following steps:…

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