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Sir Leo guests at ICT Job Fair for PWDs

Sir Leo guests at ICT Job Fair for PWDs

Sir Leo congratulates the organizers for continuing his advocacy of accessibility.

Guess what? No less than web accessibility guru, the person who started it all, Mr. Leo Valdes, graced the first Information and Communications Technology Jobs Fair for Persons with Disabilities and Skills Demonstration last June 14 at SM City North EDSA in Quezon City. Ma’am Nelia De Jesus of the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) personally invited Sir Leo, […]

July 16, 20121 comment
Comelec Website Accessibility Recognized

Comelec Website Accessibility Recognized

COMELEC Commisssioner Rene Sarmiento congratulates the Web Development Team.

No less than Commissioner Rene Sarmiento of Commission on Elections (COMELEC) congratulated their web development team by holding a formal launching of their official website last August 15 at COMELEC Session Hall in Intramuros, Manila. Commissioner Sarmiento advocated for voting rights of Persons With Disabilities. He emphasized on the need to make registration and election information accessible to everyone, including […]

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PWAG to assist in forming government web template

PWAG to assist in forming government web template

A member of DOST-ASTI team demonstrates sample web template.

A member of DOST-ASTI team demonstrates sample web template. The Philippine Web Accessibility Group promised to assist the government in coming up of a unified web template which would have a common look-and-feel features and complies with existing memorandum circulars and directives. In a seminar called for by Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) and National Computer Center-Information and Communications […]

July 15, 2012Comments are Disabled
Download Presentation Files Here

Download Presentation Files Here

The presentation files used during web accessibility workshops/seminars conducted by PWAG President Jojo Esposa can now be freely downloaded in this official website. Here are the links: What is Web Accessibility? – All about Information and Communications Technology related issues of Persons With Disabilities Skip to Content – Technical explanation on how to make a “Skip to Content” link How […]

July 10, 2012Comments are Disabled
PWAG seeks development assistance

PWAG seeks development assistance

Mr. Hiroshi Kawamura of ODA

Mr. Hiroshi Kawamura of ODA The Philippine Web Accessibility Group requested the Official Development Assistance (ODA) of Japan to allocate funds for the monitoring and evaluation of accessibility compliance of key government websites during a consultation and orientation forum held last November 7, 2012 at UPAA Bahay ng Alumni, Diliman, Quezon City. PWAG President Jojo Esposa Jr. introduces the organization […]

July 8, 2012Comments are Disabled
UN research recognizes Philippine web accessibility initiatives

UN research recognizes Philippine web accessibility initiatives

Screenshot of G3ICT Website

Screenshot of G3ICT Website The United Nations through the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communications Technology (G3ICT) recognized the Philippine initiative as one of their identified best practices as highlighted in their White Paper research called “Web Accessibility Policy Making: An International Perspective,” (Revised Edition 2012). The paper was researched and edited by Nirmita Narasimhan of Centre for Internet […]

July 6, 20126 comments