The European Accessibility Act requires that digital products and services are compliant to accessibility standards. Previously, there were divergent standards across the EU member states; this legislation creates one standard that all member states should follow.
Gian Wild discusses what the EAA covers - and doesn't cover - and how you can make sure your web sites, applications and mobile content is compliant as soon as possible.
Gian Wild is the Director of AccessibilityOz. She has worked in accessibility industry since 1998. Her major achievements include: the very first Australian accessible web site; the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games; her six years active membership in the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group; accessibility reviews of public and private web sites; conference and seminar presentations; judging web awards and the development of accessibility toolkits.