Accessible information news

  • South Tyneside Council to push accessible information campaign


    South Tyneside Council is backing RNIB’s new accessible health information campaign, encouraging NHS and social care providers to meet the information needs of patients with sight loss in the area.

  • Updates on making money talk


    We've been working hard to keep the momentum going on our Talking ATM campaign. Find out more in this update.

  • Can't catch up


    The regulator for on-demand TV services, ATVOD, has just published its annual report on the levels of audio description and other “access services” for disabled viewers (such as subtitling and sign language) being carried by “on-demand” TV programmes.

  • Making web content accessible


    We want all apps and websites to be accessible. To make this a reality we’ve been working with European Blind Union, and Members of the European Parliament, to strengthen EU law in this area.

  • Remote control in the foreground pointing at a blurred TV screen

    Do you want Ofcom to ensure that TV programme guides are made accessible? Please say so!


    Many blind and partially sighted people tell us that they have difficulty using, or find it impossible to use, their TV’s on-screen electronic programme guides. The communications regulator is now seriously considering revising its “Code of Practice” regarding EPGs and we need you to tell them what you think of it.

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