Category Archive: Accessibility

Jul 02

Principles of Accessible Design by WebAIM

The following information can be found on the WebAIM website, https://webaim.org/intro/#implementing . “Principles of Accessible Design Below you will find a list of some key principles of accessible design. Most accessibility principles can be implemented very easily and will not impact the overall “look and feel” of your web site. Provide appropriate alternative text Alternative text …

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Apr 02

Creating Accessible Online Content

This link will take you to the web aim wesite, https://webaim.org/articles/pour/. There you can read about accessible design of online content. The main principles of accessible online content are: Perceivable Operable Understandable Robust This approach looks at the web content from the user perspective. The emphasis is on making web content that is accessible to …

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Mar 05

Web Content Accessibility Guide AA

The information below, from W3C, explains the meaning of web accessibility, the groups web accessibility address, and how web accessibility benefits all users. “What is Web Accessibility Web accessibility means that websites, tools, and technologies are designed and developed so that people with disabilities can use them. More specifically, people can: perceive, understand, navigate, and …

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Feb 02

Small Steps

  When adding Best Practices and accessibility to your online course remember to breathe and to work in small increments. Our new LMS has an Accessibility Checker in each HTML Editor window. The item needing changes is highlighted in pink or is outlined in pink. Make the change then click Repair. If no changes are needed …

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Jan 02

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Please, go to https://webaim.org/articles/laws/usa/rehab , to read more about the Rehabilitation Act of 1973   “The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was the first major legislative effort to secure an equal playing field for individuals with disabilities. This legislation provides a wide range of services for persons with physical and cognitive disabilities. Those disabilities can create …

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