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Because of Winn-Dixie

Because of Winn-Dixie

With online shopping more popular than ever, many brick and mortar stores have websites on which you can purchase store products. Winn-Dixie is one such institution; it operates a regional chain of grocery stores, some including pharmacies. Winn-Dixie’s website, which was launched in September of 2015, includes features like a store locator and coupons. Miami resident Juan Gil is legally blind and uses screen-reading technology to access the internet, technology which has allowed him to access many websites. Sadly, this…

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Online Accessibility Issues According to People With Disabilities

Online Accessibility Issues According to People With Disabilities

“If you have a disability, what’s the hardest thing about browsing the web?” asked Safia Abdalla in a tweet on June 3rd, 2017. In the axesslab article “Accessibility According to Actual People with Disabilities,” author Hampus Sethfors reviews the main topics brought up in the thread that followed the catalytic tweet.   Lack of Captioning The most common complaint was the lack of captioning on videos. Captioning is hardly a convenience benefiting the disabled alone; anyone who has wanted to…

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