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Global Reach

DAISY is an international non-profit membership organization working with over 150 partners all around the world to improve access to reading for people with print disabilities

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Our Story

The DAISY Consortium has a rich history which started with audio and now positively impacts specialist and mainstream reading around the world.

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The Voice of Experience

DAISY has been leading standards and good practice in accessible digital publications for over 20 years - drawing on the expertise of our members with collective experience of over 1,500 years!

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Shaping the Technology of Tomorrow

At DAISY we work closely with technology companies and standards agencies to ensure that the reading and publishing technology of tomorrow provide an accessible future for all.

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You've found the DAISY Consortium website, the home of tools, standards, advice and best practices for publishing and reading to ensure accessibility for people with print disabilities in both specialist and mainstream formats.

We have lots to share, so do please explore, but the News, and Latest Updates and Quick Links below are a great place to start.

Free Weekly Webinar Series on Accessible Publishing and Reading

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Accessibility at Apple: Innovating For All (W)

In our series of free weekly webinars May 27th saw a session focused on Accessibility at Apple. Today your most important assistive device is likely the iPhone or other smartphone you...

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Leveraging InDesign for Accessible EPUB Creation (W)

In our series of free weekly webinars May 29th saw a session focused on Leveraging InDesign for Accessible EPUB Creation. If InDesign is part of your book production toolchain, then this webinar...

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Easy Access to Books and Articles Through a Smart Speaker (W)

In our series of free weekly webinars May 13th saw a session focused on reading experiences via Smart Speakers and how this relatively new technology has been a game-changer for many...

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Free Webinars

March 17, 2020

We are happy to announce that we’re scheduling webinars on accessible publishing and reading. This is in response to multiple…

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ABC International Excellence Award 2020 Winners Announced

March 13, 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Awards who were announced yesterday. The worthy winners are…

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New DAISY Webinars

March 12, 2020

We are happy to announce that we’re scheduling several webinars on accessible publishing and reading. This is in response to…

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What People Say...

All readers, including those without print disabilities have benefited significantly from the incredible and sustained contributions that the DAISY Consortium has and continues to make to mainstream publishing standards.

The DAISY Format has changed the lives of people around the world, enabling access to education and providing a lifeline for leisure readers who would otherwise struggle to access publications.

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