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31 Aug 2016

In a rare good news story for the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Dr Scott Hollier, Media Access Australia’s Specialist Advisor, Digital Accessibility, undertook an accessibility review of the 9 August 2016 Census, and found that the online survey form was largely accessible to people with...


15 Jun 2016

The Cognitive Disability Digital Accessibility Guide was created by Media Access Australia to provide guidance on how best to address accessibility-related issues for people with cognitive disability in a digital media context.

Such disabilities include acquired brain injury (ABI), autism, dementia, developmental disability, Down...


15 Jun 2016

Dr Scott Hollier, the Director of Digital Accessibility for Media Access Australia, launched The Cognitive Disability Digital Accessibility Guide at the 2016 Round Table on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities conference in Melbourne.

The new guide has been designed to deliver practical,...


28 Mar 2016

Social media allows anyone with internet access to connect with other people and publish their own content. Through it, we receive a wealth of information and interaction that allows us to keep up important relationships and get things done.

However, for people with a...


14 Aug 2013

This report shows that most video on demand and catch up TV providers are failing to make their content accessible for Deaf and hearing impaired viewers.

“Consumers are increasingly watching TV programs and movies online, on a variety of devices,” said the author of...

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