Do-It-Yourself Accessibility 2016 Innovators Awards Do-It-Yourself Accessibility The University of Central Florida's Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool evaluates online course content for accessibility issues, allowing instructors to find and address potential problems. By Meg Lloyd10/19/16 Web Technical Standards for Implementing Section 508 On December 21, 2000, the technical standards for implementing Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 were published in the Federal Register. These standards set forth, in very specific terms, criteria that must be met by software, hardware, web sites, and other electronic and information technology (E&IT) to ensure its accessibility to individuals with disabilities who are either employees or customers of the Federal government. After June 21, 2001, agencies that procure E&IT that does not meet these standards, leave themselves open to either administrative complaints or private rights of action in the Federal courts by disabled individuals unable to utilize this E&IT as a result of its inaccessibility. This document lists the various web related standards, and explains how to test documents for compliance.
Website Accessibility Testing Evaluate HTML content for accessibility problems Accessibility Guidelines that DYNO Mapper checks against. BITV 1.0 (Level 2)Section 508Stanca ActWCAG 1.0 (Level A)WCAG 1.0 (Level AA)WCAG 1.0 (Level AAA)WCAG 2.0 (Level A)WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)WCAG 2.0 (Level AAA) Review all known, likely, and potential problems for each website page. Known problems: These are problems that have been identified with certainty as accessibility barriers. You must modify your page to fix these problems;Likely problems:These are problems that have been identified as probable barriers, but require a human to make a decision.
Colour Contrast Analyser The Colour Contrast Analyser is compatible with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2 (WCAG 2.0). The tool was developed by JUn of the Web Accessibility Tools Consortium in collaboration with Vision Australia and Steve Faulkner of The Paciello Group (Europe). What is the Colour Contrast Analyser? Index to Adaptive Computer Hardware and Software The Blind Readers' Page--Main Menu Last revision: November 12, 2002 This list is intended as a quick-reference index to a wide variety of adaptive computer hardware and software, as well as many other sorts of adaptive equipment for blind or visually handicapped people, including magnifiers and reading machines. It also includes references to retailers and other sources of information about all sorts of adaptive equipment.
Orca 1. IMPORTANT: Regarding Fundraising Campaigns 2. About Orca Orca is a free, open source, flexible, and extensible screen reader that provides access to the graphical desktop via user-customizable combinations of speech and/or braille. Things tagged with 'Discapacidad' (17 Things) View More Porta vasos/Drink holder by ceapt 11 hrs ago Bolígrafo con anillo /Adapted ring pen holder by ceapt Apr 7, 2016 Pulsador de dedo/Button for the finger by ceapt Feb 25, 2016 Licornio/Head pointer by ceapt Jan 20, 2016 WAVE Report StylesNo StylesContrast Summary WAVE has detected the following: ? Errors ? Alerts ?
AFB Press AFB Press, the publishing arm of the American Foundation for the Blind, is the leading publisher in the field of blindness and visual impairment. It produces books, journals, videos, and electronic materials, offering a wide range of information for students, professionals, researchers, and blind and visually impaired people and their families. AFB Press provides more texts for college and university programs and more professional books on visual impairment than any other publisher in the field and is a catalyst in developing and encouraging new authors and scholarship. Use the Accessibility Checker on your Windows desktop to find accessibility issues The Accessibility Checker tool finds accessibility issues in your Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations. The tool generates a report of issues that could make your content difficult for people with disabilities to understand. Accessibility Checker also explains why you should fix these issues and how to fix them. In this topic Start Accessibility Checker
Adaptive Computer Technology The Blind Readers' Page--Main Menu This list includes the most comprehensive sources of information about adaptive computer technology for people with all sorts of disabilities, especially those with visual handicaps. It excludes links to individual manufacturers and vendors because they can be easily found by entering the larger portal sites, like those, among many others, of the American Foundation for the Blind and the National Federation of the Blind. I also have a set of links to manufacturers and vendors in "Index to Adaptive Computer Hardware and Software." ACCESS NET, a project of the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council, has an extensive list of sites for accessible computer hardware and software. "Access Review," from the Sensory Access Foundation," provides reviews of hardware and software in addition to discussions of accessibility in general.
Make your PowerPoint presentations accessible Windows: Best practices for making PowerPoint presentations accessible The following table includes key best practices for creating PowerPoint presentations that are accessible to people with disabilities. Add alt text to visuals and tables The following procedures describe how to add alt text to visuals and tables in your PowerPoint presentations. Note: We recommend only putting text in the description field and leaving the title blank. Using JAWS to Evaluate Web Accessibility You are here: Home > Articles > Using JAWS to Evaluate Web Accessibility Introduction It is important to evaluate the accessibility of web content with a screen reader, but screen readers can be very complicated programs for the occasional user, so many people avoid them. This doesn't need to be the case.