Category Archives: accessibility

Plain English Campaign releases Drivel Defence

The Plain English Campaign has just released a JavaScript-based application called Drivel Defence. The authors of the application allege that it will help authors assess their writing for Plain English as part of a general effort to improve accessibility. The … Continue reading

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Social Media for the socially excluded

I had a meting today with an organisation – HeartsnSoul – who want to create a community web site to bring people with learning difficulties together with potential employers. They want to encourage use of personal blogs for their users … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 vs Accessibility

I attended an “Enterprise 2.0″ event last week where Ian Lloyd gave a very thought provoking presentation on the impact of Web 2.0 on accessibility. Ian is a web developer working for the Nationwide Building Society, and clearly knows his … Continue reading

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