Crossing the digital divide
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Access to the internet is something most of us now take for granted and couldn’t imagine living without, but for one million Aussies with a disability that’s exactly what they have to do. For many, they think it will cost too much, especially to buy the kind of software they need to help them use it, for others, it’s just all too hard. Laura Corrigan reports.
Laura: Dr Scott Hollier is director of Digital Accessibility for advocacy group Media Access Australia.
The MMF released statistics related to its Global Accessibility Reporting Initiative (GARI) on the International Day for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December.