Are you attending the 28th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN) 2013 in San Diego, CA? Interactive Accessibility's CEO, Kathy Wahlbin, will be presenting at two sessions and cordially invites you to attend:
What is Web Accessibility Posts
While many websites claim Section 508 or WCAG conformance based on the evaluation of a tool, the truth is that at best the site passed the automatic accessibility features that can be judged electronically.
In agile development, user stories capture what a user does or needs to do with the website or application. These “stories” are the basis for defining the functions that the system must provide and concisely captures the who, what and why or of the requirement.
Imagine … you are right-handed and you just broke your right wrist. You're a programmer: how in the world will you get any work done?
Dragon Naturally Speaking is a speech recognition software that makes it easier for anyone to use a computer and allows users to communicate comfortably in a way that works for them.
In a study conducted by Google in 2008, it was found that there are more deaf and hard of hearing users with access needs in the US than all of the Internet users in Spain! How would the loss of your hearing affect you on the Internet? There are three types of auditory impairments, any of which can be caused by accident, illness, environment, heredity, aging:
How do I test for accessibility? In short, there are two ways to test the website’s user accessibility: human evaluation or digital evaluation tools. But the most successful approach is to use a combination of both. That’s because no single tool – no matter how expensive it is – can judge every component that affects accessibility.
Pull up your favorite website, close your eyes, and imagine trying to use it. Yes, that is extreme, but users users with disabilities face serious challenges trying to use inaccessible websites. Vision disabilities affect website users in different ways depending on the type and severity of the disability. The good news is that we can make it significantly easier for users by following some accessibility guidelines.