Legal Framework and Related Results on eAccessibility: A Legislation Review
Legal Framework and Related Results on eAccessibility: A Legislation Review Robert Huffaker Marie Curie Fellow at DREAM Programme Technical Officer at Technosite External PhD Student at NUIG CDLP DREAM Training Event Maastricht University - January 2013
ABSTRACT– Examine the way governments implement and augment the state of eAccessibility– Review the eAccessibility legislation framework via UNCRPD, EU, and Member State (Ireland and Spain) level– Websites, Self Service Terminals and mobile phone apps.
SCOPE Websites SSTs Mobile appsUNCRPDEUSPAINIRELAND
INTRO– How people with disabilities use ICT– What is MeAC? Measures tech and policy
UNCRPD: Conclusions– Websites, SSTs and mobile apps: UNCRPD most relevant
European Union: Conclusions– Supporing websites, not so much with SSTs and mobile apps– SSTs seen from built environment aspect– Directive on the Accessibility of Public Sector Bodies Websites
Ireland: Conclusions– Below EU average on every policy implementation score– For technology scores Ireland scored above the EU average only twice: in urban environment and for all technology indicators– Curious: low scores and lots of legislation
Spain: Conclusions– MeAC: dipped below the EU average only twice, for ATM technology and vending machine technology.– Above EU average on every other technology case and also for every policy case analysed..
Overall Conclusions– Websites: more enforcement– SSTs: ICT, not just built environment– Mobile Apps: how to create binding legislation?
Thank you! Robert Huffaker email@example.com/in/robhuffaker Skype: robhuffaker www.roberthuffaker.com