A group of leading disability charities, including RNID, Sense and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), have teamed up to challenge Downing Street directly about significant concerns over the accessibility of public health information in relation to coronavirus.
Our latest research shows only one in ten blind people able to vote independently and in secret in the 2019 General Election.
A landmark piece of legislation comes into force today (September 23) to help ensure public sector websites are accessible to everyone, including blind and partially sighted people.
One of the ways coronavirus has turned the World Upside Down is the sheer number of new announcements and instructions the Government has issued to keep us all safe. We’ve been working hard to make sure this information is accessible to blind and partially sighted people.
Following our campaigning for accessible information, we’re delighted that the Government’s latest letter to people ‘shielding’ due to Covid-19, is available in alternative formats.