BBC interviews Dr Nasser Siabi, CEO of

Microlink to reveal modern solutions

for dyslexia

Although it’s difficult to work out exactly how many dyslexics there are worldwide, Dyslexia and Literacy International suggests at least 10% of the population has dyslexia, which equates to around 700 million people. Without identification and effective intervention, the impact of dyslexia can be significant and long-lasting, not only for the individual, but for society at large.

One person strongly encouraging companies to adopt assistive technology to support their employees with dyslexia is Nasser Siabi. His computer science and technology background, coupled with a chronic visual impairment, led him to create Microlink in 1992. Click to read the full article.

 

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Why accessibility should be on your agenda?

Digital accessibility ensures that people with diverse needs, skills and abilities can equally perceive, navigate, interact and communicate with the content that is provided online or through digital tools. Therefore, it is important to consider accessibility if you are responsible for the design of a website or any kind of digital content.

Why accessibility should be your key priority?

More than 1 billion people (roughly one in six of the world’s population) has a disability of some sort. You are losing out on a huge market if you don’t provide accessible content for your audience. Click here to read more

 

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How remote work impacts employees with disabilities

Remote work, fundamentally, makes work less disruptive. It doesn’t require you to be at designated places on a rigid schedule. It lets you define your workspace, and, to a certain extent, your working hours.

For employees with disabilities, removing this disruption goes a long way toward making work productive, enjoyable, and in some cases, even possible.

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