Testing essex.gov with blind and low vision users

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Our User Research team detail the specifics on organising and conducting a round of study whilst developing an accessible website with individuals who are blind or partially sighted. They'll discuss some of the lessons learnt, the findings and what they signify for our digital services, and the Blue Badge that was prioritised during the study.

The invisible work that supports service success

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The new SEND Local Offer online service was launched in December 2022. We’ve been working in the background to prepare the SEND team for the handover of the site, and to ensure they have the right knowledge and support to iterate and improve as things change.