IBM has an ongoing commitment to providing and helping our customers provide IT solutions that are inclusive and accessible to all members of society.
We take a leadership position in developing policies and practices to focus on accessibility during initial design phases. IBM plays an active part in industry consortiums and standards bodies to develop open standards and communicate best practice, and we will continue to work closely with suppliers, employees and customers to promote high levels of accessibility.
8.7 million disabled people are covered by the Disability Discrimination Act, which represents 15% of the UK population. Currently one in three British adults are over 50.
IBM Accessibility services and solutions
IBM technical experience can help you reach and maintain accessibility goals beyond compliance with government regulations and worldwide guidelines. Through its research endeavours, IBM delivers innovative technologies that can help you provide access to information and services and improve the overall experience for people across a broad spectrum of abilities.
From complex solutions to individual projects, IBM accessibility solutions can be tailored to help your organisation: