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Effective alternatives to inaccessible CAPTCHAs

By Gerry Neustatl on 09 December, 2014 • Go comment! about Effective alternatives to inaccessible CAPTCHAs

CAPTCHAs are implemented purely to stop spammers. The negative impact CAPTCHAs can, and often do, have on user experience often seems to be overlooked. We recommend text-based alternatives, logical thought systems and other visual CAPTCHA alternatives that can be more usable and accessible.

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Accessible Word documents made easy

By Olivia S. on 08 December, 2014 • Go comment! about Accessible Word documents made easy

Word has spread – our Document Accessibility Toolbar (DAT) is stirring a lot of excitement, and it hasn’t even been released yet! We’ve been inundated with enquiries since we announced we’re developing a new tool to make document accessibility easy. Thanks to the support of ACCAN through its 2014 Grants Scheme, the DAT is well on its way to being released on a global scale.

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