Inspiring future generations of web developers on National Coding Week

It’s National Coding Week. A week all about learning new digital skills and encouraging our younger generation to embrace learning coding.

Awareness days

How to build an inclusive online platform for the Deaf community

The 2022 theme for International Week of Deaf People (IWDP) is centred around ‘Building Inclusive Communities for All’. Technology is an important aspect that plays a vital role in achieving this. 

Awareness days, Deaf/HOH

Meet HeX’s work experience placement, Prentice Reek

Prentice has joined the HeX team from John Flamsteed Community School, in Derbyshire. During his work experience placement he’ll be learning all about digital accessibility!

Industry, Team, Accessibility

Setting the record straight: A guide to accessibility overlays

If you’re thinking about building an accessible website, or you’re looking for best accessibility practices, there’s a strong likelihood that you’ve come across the use of accessibility toolbars. These are also known as ‘accessibility overlays’. In this guide we look into whether they are good or bad for accessibility on websites.

Industry, Accessibility, Development, Web design

The HeX-Press: Global Accessibility Awareness

There are one billion people worldwide who have some form of disability. However, 96.5% of home pages, out of the one million tested by WebAIM this year, still have at least one accessibility failure within them. This Global Accessibility Awareness Day we look at what people can do to address this.

Awareness days, Industry, Accessibility

Tackling loneliness through digital inclusion 

The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is loneliness. 

Awareness days, Disablement

The Accessibility HeX-Press: Deaf Awareness Week

Welcome to the first edition of our accessibility newsletter. In this feature we’ll be focusing on what you can do to help your Deaf community both online and face-to-face.

Awareness days, Deaf/HOH