Online learning can create problems for students, particularly those with disabilities, unless platforms and content are designed with accessibility and inclusion in mind.
Every school in Australia must be built with the varying needs of students with disabilities in mind. This is a worthy goal but achieving it is complicated. Looking at some examples can help.
Each device is complex in its own right, and trying to use them together in many different settings makes things even more complicated.
There are several reasons people might find smart devices equipped with an always-on microphone both attractive and unsettling.
The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 27 this year. But true equality is still out of reach for many – and it’s everyone’s responsibility to fulfill the promise of the law.
In 2012, nearly one-third of voters with a disability had trouble voting. A 2002 law was supposed to fix this problem. New technology may have the answer at last.