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My Post-CSUN Comparison of Web Accessibility Checkers. Two weeks have now passed since the 2016 CSUN Conference, and I'm still inspired by many of the bright ideas that were generated from sessions, conversations, tweets, etc. and considering how to apply them.

My Post-CSUN Comparison of Web Accessibility Checkers

I gave two sessions at CSUN, What's New With Able Player? And Web Accessibility 101 with Accessible University 3.0. In the second of these session, I modeled how to use our Accessible University (AU) demo site in an interactive training session on web accessibility. The AU site consists of three core pages: A "before" page, with at least 18 accessibility problems, an "after" page, with those problems fixed, and an intermediary page that describes the problems and solutions. Impact of Program Evaluation. In an effort to streamline our Extension Plan of Work with our Division of Agriculture Strategic Plan and our federal plan of work, we have renamed the planned program areas in AIMS.

Impact of Program Evaluation

The content of our programs has not changed, but where goals and objectives are located has. You will find the content of each planned program area below: Strategies for Accommodating Extension Clients Who Face Language, Vision, or Hearing Challenges. Background Language, vision, or hearing (LVH) challenges can impede learning in certain situations or environments.

Strategies for Accommodating Extension Clients Who Face Language, Vision, or Hearing Challenges

A disability is a physical or mental impairment that limits one or more things a person can do, making it difficult for that individual to learn, see, or hear ("Americans with Disabilities Act," 2009). Why should I care about accessible electronic communication? Accesible design supports our missionAccessible design is the lawAccessible design aids all usersAccessible design allows for searching of multimediaAccesible design increases ranking with search enginesAccessible design saves time Accessible design supports our mission The Wisconsin Idea advocates bringing the expertise of the University to the general public and all of its citizens, regardless of location, education or other potentially limiting factors.

Why should I care about accessible electronic communication?

Approximately 20 percent of Wisconsin citizens have a disability, and the number of people with functional limitations such as diminished mobility, sight or hearing continues to increase as the baby boomer generation ages. To achieve the Wisconsin Idea, it is essential that the 20 percent of the population with a disability have access to the same information and resources as everyone else. We cannot share our vital information if our documents and Web sites are not accessible to all. a11ybasicsweb. Untitled. Accessibility Is (Not) Scary.

Federico Caputo/Hemera/Thinkstock The word accessibility breeds misconceptions.

Accessibility Is (Not) Scary

Why? Because accessibility is something that scares you. User Experience Impossible: The Line Between Accessibility and Usability. Federico Caputo/Hemera/Thinkstock Bob goes to a popular federal government site, using his assistive technology, and starts reading a teaser for an article.

User Experience Impossible: The Line Between Accessibility and Usability

Just below the teaser, there’s an embedded video on the page. He presses the tab key, trying to navigate to a link for the full article, but suddenly he’s trapped—he can’t tab past the video. He’s stuck, and he can’t access the content. Frustrated, Bob leaves the site. DigitalGov. Skip to page content Resources Challenges and Prizes Contact Centers Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Customer Experience.

DigitalGov

Digital Style Guide. Digital Style Guide Outline 1) Web Standards a Federal Laws and Regulations i) .gov Reform.

Digital Style Guide

Digital Style Guide. Federal Coordination And Compliance Section. 7 C.F.R.

Federal Coordination And Compliance Section

Ё 15b.1 - 15b.42 Part 15b -- NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF HANDICAP IN PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES RECEIVING FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. Federal Coordination And Compliance Section. Questions and Answers on Disability Discrimination under Section 504 and Title II. How do Section 504 and Title II differ?

Questions and Answers on Disability Discrimination under Section 504 and Title II

The main difference between the two laws is that one applies to the recipients of grants from the federal government (Section 504) and the other applies only to public entities (Title II). A school or college may be both a recipient of Federal funds from the US Department of Education and also a public entity. eCFR — Code of Federal Regulations. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations Title 28: Judicial Administration Contents. Accessibility and technology. Accessibledigitalworld. Colleague 20100629. Resolution Agreements and Lawsuits. Some higher education institutions have faced legal action related to the inaccessibility of their information technology (IT). The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) share enforcement responsibility for academic and public accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and its 2008 Amendments and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

These agencies have the authority to conduct a compliance audit or to initiate an investigation in response to a complaint, which can be filed by anyone. Michigan State University. Is there a legal requirement that University Websites be accessible? Yes. Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("Title II") and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ("Section 504") require that public universities provide qualified individuals with disabilities equal access to their programs, services, and activities unless doing so would fundamentally alter the nature of their programs, services, or activities or would impose an undue burden.

Web Accessibility Resources - Self Help Guides - Academic Computing and Networking Services - Colorado State University. Skip to main content Colorado State University Academic Computing and Networking Services Navigation. Amendment of Americans With Disabilities Act Title II and Title III Regulations To Implement ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Start PreambleStart Printed Page 53204 Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice. Final rule. Accessibility Primer. Web-based Intranet and Internet Information and Applications (1194.22) - United States Access Board.

SECTION 508 SURVEYS and REPORTS: Main Overveiw Page. ADA.gov homepage. Final Rule Implementing the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. SANPRM - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities. Joint Department of Justice and Department of Education "Dear Colleague" Letter on Electronic Book Readers. Implementing an Accessibility Policy: An Insider's Guide. Accessibility Home - EDUCAUSE Wiki Site. IT Accessibility Constituent Group. Résultats Google Recherche d'images correspondant à. Accessibility features in Docs.com. Accessibility for E-Learning: Section 508 and WCAG. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) & Web Accessibility. Practical Tips Managing Disabiilty Related Issues1. Resources. Website Accessibility Compliance at Research Institutions. Web Accessibility Perspectives Videos: Explore the Impact and Benefits for Everyone. Diversity of Web Users - How People with Disabilities Use the Web.

TheAllInOneDigitalAccessibilityEbook 2016 SiteImprove. Personas for Accessibility. A day in the life of …