Training on accessibility is needed more than ever before. ENTELIS+ Project helps to fill this gap

Author: Radek Pavlíček (CPWA), senior accessibility specialist, project coordinator, and event manager at the Teiresias Centre of Masaryk University (Brno, the Czech Republic) Inclusive education is a fundamental human right. Persons with disabilities have an equal right to learn in an inclusive environment as determined by numerous policies and legislations.… Continue Reading Training on accessibility is needed more than ever before. ENTELIS+ Project helps to fill this gap

The right to accessible information: is COVID-19 pandemic an opportunity to alert authorities?

By Athena Katsouli, Research Associate, European University Cyprus During last year European Union (EU) actions related to COVID-19 pandemic are on the highest position on the priority list of EU. People with disabilities in all countries came across with the hardest face of COVID-19 in all the aspects of their… Continue Reading The right to accessible information: is COVID-19 pandemic an opportunity to alert authorities?

ENTELIS+ contributes to provide a much-needed training on accessibility

Author: Carlos Muncharaz, Accessibility Specialist at Springer Nature, European Disability Forum ICT Expert Group member   The European Union is heading towards a more sustainable, efficient, digital future. The targets of Europe’s Digital Decade for 2030 include empowering digital citizenship, digital business transformation, and 100% online public services.   We… Continue Reading ENTELIS+ contributes to provide a much-needed training on accessibility

Empowered by Erasmus+: Living through Lockdown via European Collaboration

Author: Niamh McClelland For our latest blog, Anne Molloy, Inclusion and Diversity Advisor with Léargas, spoke with Sarah Boland. Sarah is Assistive Technology Facilitator at Saint John of God Community Services, which provides mental health and intellectual disability support services in Ireland. Through her work with SJOG, Sarah has been involved in… Continue Reading Empowered by Erasmus+: Living through Lockdown via European Collaboration

Digital accessibility: what it is and how to achieve it?

Author: Giulia Bergamasco, European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) Digitalisation has changed many aspects of our daily routines. Thanks to digital innovation, we are now accustomed to relying on digital tools and services for core daily activities and tasks. Moreover, the Covid-19 social distancing requirements have… Continue Reading Digital accessibility: what it is and how to achieve it?

Digitalisation and Digital participation

Author: Giulia Bergamasco, European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) Digitalisation influences all areas of our society, including our everyday life. Have you ever found yourself thinking, “Wow, I love living in the 21st century” – maybe whilst you were comfortably sitting on your sofa doing your grocery shopping… Continue Reading Digitalisation and Digital participation