2.3 Greater Disability Inclusion in ICT: Assessing Article 32 Implementation

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Intended Audience: Persons with disabilities, Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs), Local Governments, Local NGOs, International NGOs, International governmental organizations (INGOs), Donor organizations (National, international) Download this module for your training purposes. Please note: Credit should be given to the US International Council on Disabilities and Rehabilitation International. Important Resources: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG) Marrakesh Treaty Signing/Ratification/Accession Digital Accessibility Decennial Call for Action Digital Regulation Handbook and Platform 2020 The Log-in Georgia Project (World Bank) Bridging the Disability Divide Through Digital Technologies (World Bank) The ICT Opportunity for a Disability-Inclusive Development Framework (United Nations) Toolkit on Disability for Africa (United Nations) DARE Evaluation Framework on Accessible ICTs (G3ict) E-accessibility Policy Toolkit (G3ict) I Want to Say Documentary - full 27 minutes (Hacking Autism)                   Key Learning Objectives in this module:

  • Acknowledge the importance of unrestricted access to assistive technology for everyone.
  • Understand the connection between assistive technology access and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Identify the barriers that inaccessible technologies pose to persons with disabilities
  • Consider strategies for advancing inclusive information and communication technology through disability inclusive development

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