Archive for March, 2011

The Second Web Accessibility Workshop at DLSU – Manila

March 25, 2011

DLSU students and Julius in the web accessibility workshop

Today, a group of accessibility allies have organized the second web accessibility workshop at De La Salle University – Manila. Around 28 students attended the workshop. I was very privileged to be invited to speak in this event.

The students who attended the workshop are taking up different courses. All of them however have IT-related and web development subjects. The industrial engineering students who organized last month’s DLSU accessibility workshop were also the ones who made this event possible.

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Why a Blind Person Can’t Order Food Via McDelivery.com.ph

March 23, 2011

I love McDonald’s. I’m a huge fan of their McChicken Sandwich. And when I found out in one of my workshops that McDonald’s Philippines has its own online delivery system, I was genuinely excited to try it out.

I was also interested to find out if blind persons who use screen readers would be able to make an online order through the site.

So what happened? Was I able to snag a McChicken Sandwich? Below I’ll tell you how my McChicken quest went out.

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Planning for a Better Computer School for the Blind in the Philippines

March 13, 2011

ATRIEV, the country’s first and only computer school for the blind, has recently concluded its 2011 strategic planning conference. This event was held from March 11 to 12, 2011 in Tagaytay, Philippines.

facilitator and participants of the 2011 ATRIEV Strategic Planning Conference

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