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Accessible Educational Materials & Children with Disabilities

They are one of the most marginalized and excluded groups in society. Facing daily discrimination in the form of negative attitudes, lack of adequate policies and legislation, they are effectively barred from realizing their rights to healthcare, education, and even survival.(UNICEF)

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Disabilities and Initiatives

NIMAS

The NIMAS is a technical standard used by publishers to produce source files that may be used to develop multiple specialized formats (such as Braille or audio books) for students with print disabilities. It's a requirement for adoption of instructional materials by states under Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

MathML

MathML is a mathematical markup language, an application of XML for describing mathematical notations and capturing both its structure and content. Publishers must markup print instructional materials eligible for NIMAS submission that contain mathematical and scientific instructional content by using the latest applicable version of the MathML 3 module of the DAISY/NIMAS Structure Guidelines.

WCAG Compliance

We offer comprehensive services in the accessibility space. By providing accessible content, you tend to serve the people with cognitive, visual and physical disabilities.

PDF and Source Documents Remediation

We ensures your PDF documents meet today’s leading accessibility standards, such as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA, PDF/UA. Our process ensures all documents are accurately tagged for the end user. Our goal is to provide a consistent, fully accessible document that accurately conveys all relevant information. We also work around your source documents - Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office, OpenOffice Writer, and HTML to align with your accessibility goals.


Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA

WCAG 2.0 defines how to make Web content more accessible to people with disabilities. Accessibility involves a wide range of disabilities, including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities. These guidelines also make Web content more usable by older individuals with changing abilities due to aging and often improve usability for users in general.

PDF/UA - "Universal Accessibility"

The primary purpose of ISO 14289 (known as PDF/UA, for "Universal Accessibility") is to define how to represent electronic documents in the PDF format in a manner that allows the file to be accessible. This is accomplished by identifying the set of PDF components that may be used and restrictions on the form of their use.

Section 508

Section 508, an amendment to the United States Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973, is a federal law mandating that all electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by the federal government be accessible to people with disabilities. We help you attain Section 508 compliance.


Other Accessible Formats

We offer other accessible formats for visually disabled persons.

Digital Talking Books (DTB)

We offer extensive services for curating Digital Talking Books conforming to DAISY 3. DAISY (Digital Accessible Information SYstem) is a technical standard for digital audiobooks, periodicals and computerized text. DAISY is designed to be a complete audio substitute for print material and is specifically designed for use by people with "print disabilities", including blindness, impaired vision, and dyslexia.

Braille

Our production center in India undertakes Braille publishing in English and Indic languages. Braille is a tactile writing system used by people who are visually impaired. It is traditionally written with embossed paper. Braille users can read computer screens and other electronic supports by using refreshable braille displays. In Unicode, braille is represented in a block called Braille Patterns (U+2800..U+28FF). The block contains all 256 possible patterns of an 8-dot braille cell, thereby including the complete 6-dot cell range. We provide both - printed braille book and a version for digital braille terminal (Braille e-Book).