The 32st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, known to people in the industry as the 2017 CSUN Conference, is being held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, CA from February 27 to March 3. CSUN, through the International Conference on Assistive Technology for Persons with Disabilities, provides an inclusive setting and hosts many groups including:
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The First Public Working Draft of Digital Publishing WAI-ARIA Module 1.0 was publish by the Protocols and Formats Working Group in coordination with the Digital Publishing Interest Group. The specification extends WAI-ARIA 1.1 to define
Here are the answers and explanations to last week’s GAAD Accessibility quiz. Q. Who benefits from accessible content? A. Everyone
Browser extensions and accessibility settings are great for people who wish to further customize their experience to fit their individual preferences when accessing websites but these are not a replacement for adhering to accessibility guidelines.
As Americans continue to rely on the web to perform everyday functions like shopping, banking and travel, web accessibility rises to the surface as a growing concern. In a major effort to make online communications accessible, DOT has implemented new rules as part of their continuing implementation of the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986.
I recently ran across a letter to the editor in The Opinion Pages of The New York Times titled Inequality and the Internet: Why Some Remain Offline, written by Lainey Feingold, a disability rights lawyer in Berkeley, California. It refers to an article published in The New York Times on August 18th called...
The original Section 508 standards were published in the Federal Register on December 21, 2000 when most webpages were stagnant, written in HTML alone and did not have much dynamic content. Thirteen years later, websites are more important to a business than the sign out front and the lines between applications and...
Background The User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) serve as a guide to developers and user-agent vendors. It outlines the process for making Web browsers, media players, and assistive technologies (software that some people with disabilities use in interacting with computers) accessible to people with disabilities.