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Digital Accessibility: “7 Principles of Inclusive Design That Put People First”

This article outlines principles for making digital products inclusive and accessible for employees and potential employees, as well as customers with disabilities.

Research Brief: Accessibility, Usability, and Design of Wearables and Wirelessly Connected Devices

This brief, which draws on findings from a review of representative applications and examples of currently available wearable and connected technologies, explores the potential impact of inclusive design principles on future device development.

BrailleBlaster: A New Choice in Braille Transcription Software

BrailleBlaster is a braille transcription program developed by the American Printing House for the Blind. The program, designed to help ensure that every student has their braille textbooks on the first day of class, takes advantage of the rich markup contained in NIMAS (National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard) files to automate basic formatting and make advanced tasks quicker and easier.