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GAAD 2022: Advocates of accessible content

What is Global Accessibility Awareness Day?

May 19, 2022, is the 11th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking, and learning about digital access and inclusion for people with various disabilities/impairments.

Accessibility is about inclusivity

According to The World Bank, around 15% of the world’s population experiences some form of disability—that’s more than 1 billion people worldwide! This audience is significantly underserved by today’s digital content.

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Introducing accessibility into your digital content in three steps

Guy van der Kolk
Product Manager, Typefi

Chances are that you’ve heard about accessibility but aren’t sure what that means beyond using alt text for images.

If you find yourself in the daunting position of introducing accessibility into your company’s content strategy, don’t panic. Guy van der Kolk, Product Manager at Typefi, shares three ways to introduce accessibility into your digital content strategy, and your organisation.
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7 simple ways to make your Word documents more accessible

Guy van der Kolk
Senior Solutions Consultant, Typefi

There is nothing like a global pandemic to highlight the fact that not all information is available equally.

While we are being bombarded with more information than we can process, a lot of that information cannot be consumed at all by people with disabilities, because it has not been produced with accessibility in mind!