Accessibility

This is a section about accessibility. Covering the topics from website accessibility to public facilities.

If you experienced or witnessed a violation, report it by sending an email to National Council on Disability Affairs council@ncda.gov.ph.

National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) is the national government agency mandated to formulate policies and coordinate the activities of all
agencies, whether public or private, concerning disability issues. It is tasked to monitor the implementation of several laws to ensure the protection of PWDs’ civil and political rights. These laws include Republic
Act No 7277 (Magna Carta for Disabled Persons), Batas Pambansa Blg. 344 (Accessibility Law), Republic Act 6759 (White Cane Act) and ILO Convention No.
159 (Vocational Rehabilitation of Persons With Disability).


Google Text-to-speech Filipino Language for Talkback Screen Reader is Now Available

Last October, Google has finally released the Filipino language support on its 3.13.3 update for their text-to-speech engine for Android and other products. Google TTS converts the text into speech which can be useful especially for visually impaired users of… Continue Reading Google Text-to-speech Filipino Language for Talkback Screen Reader is Now Available


A Blind Legend: An Accessible Audio Game Podcast (Headphones Recommended)

A Blind Legend is an accessible audio game for visually impaired gamers but sighted people are also welcome to try it for them to become more familiar with blindness and how a blind person is able to move around his… Continue Reading A Blind Legend: An Accessible Audio Game Podcast (Headphones Recommended)


iPhone And Android Podcast Fourth Episode

In this podcast, Sarah will be talking about the Apple iPhone’s accessibility feature called Voiceover that can be found in Settings > Generals > Accessibility. iPhone and Android Podcast Fourth Episode Hosted by Sarah This is the fourth episode of… Continue Reading iPhone And Android Podcast Fourth Episode


iPhone and Android Podcast Third Episode

Samsung Android phone Sarah will be talking more about Android accessibility like the selfie apps in this episode of our podcast regarding iPhone and Android devices. iPhone and Android Podcast This is the third episode of our podcast about iPhone… Continue Reading iPhone and Android Podcast Third Episode


iPhone and Android Podcast Second Episode

This is the second episode of our podcast about Android, iPhone and their accessibility features. In this episode, our discussion is focused more on the Android device and its Talkback feature. Talkback is the screen reader for Android used by… Continue Reading iPhone and Android Podcast Second Episode


iPhone and Android Podcast First Episode

In this very first episode of our podcast, you will learn how to operate your Android or iPhone/iOS device using the accessibility feature called Talkback on the Android and Voiceover on the iPhone. If you are blind or sighted who… Continue Reading iPhone and Android Podcast First Episode


JAWS Scripts for Skype, SkypeTalking and their features

Skype in action For those who use Skype especially the visually impaired internet users, this short tutorial maybe beneficial. I will teach you how to do few things on Skype using ascreen reader such as clicking a URL within a… Continue Reading JAWS Scripts for Skype, SkypeTalking and their features