Microsoft updates Office for accessibility – new templates, ALT tags, introduces machine learning

On December 2, 2016, Microsoft announced on their Mechanics blog upcoming changes to the Office suite of programs to improve accessibility of content created using Office. Embedded within the blog is a video demoing the changes. For convenience, I’ve embedded… Read moreMicrosoft updates Office for accessibility – new templates, ALT tags, introduces machine learning

Canadian government support for United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Canadian government news release

On December 1 2016, the Canadian Government declared their support for the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and announced a consultation exercise with the Canadian provincial governments and Indigenous governments into… Read moreCanadian government support for United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities