An Australian First for online shoppers with disabilities

Posted on 3 August, 2010

You may have noticed this new icon on our site?

We’re pleased to announce we have partnered with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to give those who normally cannot access the internet the ability to do so. We’re proud to be the very first Australian online retailer to offer this to our customers!

What is eSSENTIAL Accessibility?

eSSENTIAL Accessibility provide a software-based service to help members of the community with physical disabilities, be able to access the internet.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility software can be downloaded and installed onto a standard PC which makes it a hassle free solution.

This software will assist those with physical disabilities who are unable to use a standard keyboard or mouse, or have reading related difficulties including people who have suffered:

  • Stroke/paralysis
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Age-related factors

eSSENTIAL Accessibility will also assist those who may have difficulty reading due to:

  • Literacy deficiencies
  • Limited English proficiency
  • Dyslexia or similar learning issues
  • Mild visual impairment

For more information regarding eSSENTIAL Accessibility, you can visit their website here:

http://www.essentialaccessibility.com/

Let us know what you think about eSSENTIAL Accessibility or if you know someone who may find this software beneficial?

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