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W3C to Receive Emmy® for Work on Accessible Captioning W3C will receive a Technology & Engineering Emmy ® Award for work on standardization and pioneering development of broadband captioning. W3C's Timed Text Markup Language (TTML) helps make video content more accessible to people with disabilities, particularly people who are deaf or hard of hearing, through text captioning. More info about the award and about TTML is available in a press release, and info about WAI's related work is in the W3C to Receive Emmy® for Work on Accessible Captioning e-mail. Thanks to everyone who contributes to accessibility work through W3C and WAI! (2016-Jan-05) For Review: Updated WCAG Techniques & Understanding WCAG WAI announces a Call for Review of draft updates to supporting documents for WCAG 2.0: Techniques for WCAG 2.0 (Public Review Draft) and Understanding WCAG 2.0 (Public Review Draft). For Review: Requirements for WCAG 2.0 Extensions - First Public Working Draft ATAG 2.0 is a W3C Recommendation

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Access Instructions for Users with Disabilities NCAM is committed to ensuring that its site is accessible to all users. This Web site conforms to existing recommendations and standards and has been tested with various assistive technologies. If you encounter a problem accessing NCAM's site, or if you would like to provide feedback on NCAM's site, please contact us using the preceding links. To reach NCAM staff with questions about other issues, view our complete contact information. Support for W3C Recommendations and Section 508 Standards During the development process, our authors followed the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 to ensure that the site would be accessible.

Web accessibility The needs that Web accessibility aims to address include: Visual: Visual impairments including blindness, various common types of low vision and poor eyesight, various types of color blindness;Motor/Mobility: e.g. difficulty or inability to use the hands, including tremors, muscle slowness, loss of fine muscle control, etc., due to conditions such as Parkinson's Disease, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, stroke;Auditory: Deafness or hearing impairments, including individuals who are hard of hearing;Seizures: Photoepileptic seizures caused by visual strobe or flashing effects.Cognitive/Intellectual: Developmental disabilities, learning disabilities (dyslexia, dyscalculia, etc.), and cognitive disabilities of various origins, affecting memory, attention, developmental "maturity," problem-solving and logic skills, etc. Assistive technologies used for web browsing[edit] Individuals living with a disability use assistive technologies such as the following to enable and assist web browsing:

Home - Viewpoints Resources - University of Ulster - Office for Digital Learning Wiki The Viewpoints project created a toolkit of reflective workshop resources which enable educational teams to collaborate effectively to design and enhance their curriculum (Sept 2008 – July 2012). Find out more The Panorama project disseminated the Viewpoints project outputs with further education and higher education institutions across the UK (May 2012 – June 2013).

W3C QA - How to achieve Web standards and quality on your Web site? Status This article has been produced as part of the W3C Quality Assurance Interest Group work. Please send any public feedback on it to the publicly archived mailing list or for a private feedback to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 This publication has been funded in part with Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) under contract number ED05CO0039. The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Education, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Additional information about participation in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG) can be found on the Working Group home page.

Access and Equity in Online Classes and Virtual Schools Download (.PDF) Would you like to purchase a hard copy? Contact us. 5 Ways to Ensure Your Site Is Accessible to the Visually Impaired The Web Designer Series is supported by, a free Flash online builder that makes website creation a breeze. Click here to create your own website now. According to Prevent Blindness America, 53.2 million Americans aged 45 or older have some form of visual impairment, from mild to severe, and about 18% of those affected are "legally blind." Despite their visual impairments, many of those people use the Internet every day, just like you and me. Further, as more and more people over the age of 50 become comfortable with technology, Internet usage among this demographic will only increase in coming years.

elearningtoolkit [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Home: eLearning Toolkit Adult & Continuing Education Office Welcome to the NUI Galway eLearning Toolkit which has been developed by the Adult & Continuing Education Office. If you're new to the world of eLearning and want to find out how you can develop quality eLearning materials, then this toolkit is for you. Here you'll find a collection of resources and information that will help you get up and running as quickly as possible. We recommend that you start by exploring the multimedia eLearning developer tutorials and then browse around the other wiki pages for more detailed information on specific areas of interest.

A Typical HTML Page When doing DOM-based performance testing you frequently need to pick a sample HTML document to work against. This raises the question: What is a good, representative, HTML document? For many people a good document seems to file into one of two categories: AFUL - Touches d'accès This site has been designed to be accessible. Accesskeys or keyboard shortcuts The access keys or keyboard shortcuts available to browse this site are as follows: Accessibility Policy CAST is committed to ensuring that its sites are accessible to all users. If you encounter a problem accessing or would like to provide feedback, please email These guidelines are based on federal requirements outlined in Section 508 (the Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards, authorized by the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board) as well as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2 (WCAG2) recommendations of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Invent + Build Analog + Digital TV Index As the U.S. shifts to digital television, broadband, on line and on-demand delivery of media, WGBH's Media Access Group— the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media and the Services Division (The Caption Center and Descriptive Video Service®—continue to provide guidance for media distributors, equipment manufacturers and end users on access features, their production and delivery to homes, schools, workplaces and mobile devices. Analog + Digital TV Index ELearning Development Checklist Instructional Designers often look for a handy eLearning development checklist that they could use as a reference when they develop their courses or when they do that final check before hitting the publish button. I created a checklist below for my personal use. Not everything in it will apply to all projects, and there are additional questions that may have to be added depending on your project’s needs and your roles and responsibilities on that project. Therefore, feel free to modify this checklist for your personal use.

A Typical HTML Page When doing DOM-based performance testing you frequently need to pick a sample HTML document to work against. This raises the question: What is a good, representative, HTML document? For many people a good document seems to file into one of two categories: A large web page with a lot of content. When we did our initial performance testing with jQuery we used Shakespeare’s As You Like It (lots of elements, but a very flat structure) – Mootools uses an old draft of the W3C CSS3 Selectors recommendation. This has a lot of content, as well – thousands of elements with a medium depth structure.A popular web page.

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