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Accessibility

How digital inclusion can help in giving independence to the elderly

There are almost 700 million people worldwide who are now over the age of 60. Though many are confident in using digital technology, there may be others that need a helping hand in accessing the vital information and services that the internet can offer. 

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Awareness days, Accessibility

It’s ‘Time to Act’ on National Inclusion Week and embed accessible change

National Inclusion Week (NIW) runs between 26 September and 2 October 2022. This year’s empowering theme is ‘Time to Act: The Power of Now’, which is focused on taking action on inclusion.

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Awareness days, Accessibility

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!

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Industry, Team, Accessibility

My week at HeX: A 15-year-old’s guide to planning and building a website

Our work experience placement, Emily, rounds up her week by telling us all she’s learned about HeX Productions.

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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.

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Industry, Accessibility, Development, Web design

Meet HeX’s work experience placement, Emily Bailey

Emily has joined the HeX team from Hall Park Academy in Eastwood, Nottingham. Throughout this week-long placement, Emily has been learning all about the interesting world of digital accessibility!

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Team, Accessibility

Making your website accessible for those with learning disabilities or cognitive impairments

When users have varying needs, making your digital service accessible can be challenging. In this blog we provide the best practices to ensuring your digital service is accessible to those with learning disabilities and difficulties

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Advice, Awareness days, Accessibility

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.

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Awareness days, Industry, Accessibility

Accessibility training for Hactar Front-end Developers

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Communications, Accessibility, Training

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