Web site awards and an introduction

June 2012

How useful are web site awards in promoting accessibility? Low Visionary takes a look at some recent accessibility awards and finds them wanting.

There's also an introduction to web accessibility for the uninitiated.

Disability and emergency management in the spotlight

May 2012

After participating in the symposium on disability-inclusive emergency preparedness and response: Learning from the Canterbury earthquakes Robyn will be speaking at Disability Inclusive Approaches to Emergency Management in Wellington May 31. Considering positive engagement and communications outcomes for disabled people in emergencies will be top of the agenda for us, along with making sure disability is on the agenda for emergency planners and workers.

New web site coming soon

May 2012

We are very excited about and working hard on our new web site which will be live in the next week or so. We hope to have some new features including a Resources page with tips and advice about accessible information, communication and engagement.