Developing Digital Experiences, Tools and Devices for Everyone


The foundation of an accessible publishing ecosystem in which fundamental and important accessibility features being used consistently by developers has become an integral part of the publishing supply chain. Focusing on the specific needs and preferences of all users from the very start of the developing process has allowed mainstream digital products to embrace the opportunities that accessibility affords. Included in the ecosystem are authoring tools, digital content, reading systems and distribution platforms. The Ace by DAISY EPUB accessibility checking tool is an essential part of a developer’s toolbox and Simon Collinson’s recent article is essential reading.

Further Resources for Developers

Find help on this site and learn how to build accessible digital experiences. Automated tools can identify a small fraction of potential accessibility issues. User testing may provide more effective approach.

Several technology companies have added accessibility sections to their websites to assist developers in making content, applications, and devices more accessible, for example:

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022

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What Does EPUB 3.3 Mean For Accessibility?

The publishing community eagerly awaits the new version of the EPUB standard, EPUB 3.3, the related EPUB 1.1 accessibility specification and the updated version […]

Creators and Creatives Seek to Make Children’s Books Accessible to All Readers

This article was written by Chloe Johnson (@ladychloestark) and published in The Bookseller on March 28th, 2022. Inclusive Publishing are pleased to see mainstream […]

European Accessibility Act – Baseline Readiness Survey Results

The clock is ticking. The European Accessibility Act is coming and will impact the way many publishers globally produce content that is sold in […]