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:

See also:

Accessible Books Consortium Celebrates 100th Signatory to ABC’s Charter for Accessible Publishing

Hachette Livre has become the 100th signatory of the Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) Charter, marking an important milestone for the WIPO-sponsored alliance working to increase the number […]

Accessibility Camp

October 25th, 2019

The Accessibility Camp is a one day event organized by the LIA Foundation. Participants will meet with national and international digital accessibility experts to […]

Accessing Higher Ground 2019

November 18th to 22nd, 2019

This 5 day conference, presented and hosted by AHEAD focuses on the implementation and benefits of: Accessible media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology in […]

And The Winner Is….

The DAISY Consortium were delighted to be part of the Digital Book World 2019 Awards, with the DAISY Award for Accessibility in Publishing. It’s […]

EBooks for All: Towards an Accessible Publishing Ecosystem

EBooks for All: A New Whitepaper Publication from The LIA Foundation in Italy New legislative framework, the implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty and the […]