Welcome to our group!
Awareness and understanding of Digital Accessibility issues among IT professionals is key to ensuring that everyone, regardless of physical or mental disabilities, can access the IT services that are becoming central to an individual's life.
As a group we provide a forum for all interested BCS members to develop an awareness of digital accessibility issues. We also champion the need for digital accessibility to be a cornerstone of all digital solutions.
If you want to get involved or have any ideas for our forthcoming programme, please do get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you at our next event.
Graham Collins, Chair
Upcoming events will be posted when available
Become a BCS member and start networking with like-minded professionals in our Digital Accessibility specialist group.
Digital Accessibility is defined as the ability for all individuals to easily use information technology products and services regardless of any physical or mental impairment they may suffer from.
Those most impacted are described later by the terms '[having] impairments' or 'disabled'. The terms are often used interchangeably. In fact, the former refers to secondary consequences of some conditions (like dexterity, memory or sensory challenges). The latter refers to the consequent barriers in society.
We believe that awareness and understanding of digital accessibility issues among IT professionals is key to ensuring that everyone, regardless of physical or mental disabilities, can access the IT services that are becoming central to an individual's life.