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As open source software grows in use, developers have the responsibility of making their software accessible to all potential users, including people with disabilities. 

How open courses are slashing the cost of higher education

Saylor Academy builds its college credit-eligible courses on openly licensed content, making higher...
Georgia state government earns national recognition for web accessibility

The state of Georgia was nationally recognized last month by the National Association of State CIOs...
4 reasons why an accessible website is a win-win

Creating an accessible website is easier than you think. All the resources you need are open, and...
A simple menu system for blind Linux users

ADRIANE is a great interface with a solid plan for design and functionality.
Why conference organizers should care about accessibility

If you're planning a conference in a public space in the United States, then ADA-level...
An introduction to Daisy: an open standard for visually impaired reading

DAISY is a specialized text reader format that can be used for anything from textbooks to news...
Emacspeak, an audible interface for Linux

Seth Kenlon gives a step-by-step guide to installing and configuring audible interface Emacspeak.
Open source demonstrates the future of work

Traditional work paradigms are collapsing. Shaun Gillies says open source models offer a more...