Ellen's Blog OCD and I. For as long as I can remember, you have been a part of my life. No matter the time, the location or the season, you were always there, instilling negativity and horror with every step I took. I was haunted by your ever growing existence, yet I clung onto you as if my life depended on it. You influenced my every decision, I couldn’t function without your presence. Yes, maybe I could walk down the left side of the pavement without the inevitable consequence of my loved ones dying, but you would slowly trickle those all too familiar thoughts of doubt into my mind. Simulation of Vision Conditions Vision simulation is one way to understand how the world is experienced by someone with a visual impairment. This section has links to photographs, activities, and instructions for creating your own vision simulators. Below is a list of topics you'll find in this section. Click on a title to jump to a specific topic: Images and Simulations of Eye Disorders National Eye Institute, U.S.
How Much Does Color Define A Logo? Seeing a logo that's been in your life for years all-of-a-sudden rendered in different colors can be as jarring as a friend's sudden dye job. They just don't look like themselves. And if they just don't look like themselves, how does this change the way we relate to them? In a recent experiment, Brazilian graphic designer Paula Rupolo swapped the color schemes of competing brands’ logos, revealing much about the power of designers' Pantone choices in determining identity. “Colors are the first thing you notice in a logo, what gets fastest to our brains," she says. "Then you read a logo’s shape, icons, or typography."
Spotlight on Alexia Once we have successfully learned how to read, it continues to be easy for most of us. But for some people it can be an immense challenge. In developmental dyslexia, the process of learning to read is disrupted, while in alexia – or acquired dyslexia – brain damage can affect reading ability in previously literate adults. Patients with pure alexia lose the ability to read fluently following injury to areas in the rear part of the left hemisphere of their brain. The curious thing is that they can still walk, talk, think, and even write like they did before their injury. They just can’t read.
Accessible Media Player Resources Note: Last updated February 2nd, 2016. If you have a suggested link leave a comment and I’ll add it. Below are a few resources around media player accessibility. With so many of us embedding multimedia content in our sites and apps it’s key that we think about not just the accessibility of the player but also alternative formats, the user journey to the player and onward journeys from the player.
Search #f74f63 #3d37fa #2e2a82 #4d3163 Angelman Today Home » Education » IEP – Individual Education Plan IEP – Individual Education Plan Angelman Today 13 September 2013 Education, September/October 2013 edition Tags: Angelman Today Sept 2013, Education, IEP, Individual Education Plan IEP – Individual Educational Plan Testing HTML for Section 508 Compliance Alternatives must be provided for all media content (audio or video) and synchronized alternatives must be provided for content that contains both video and audio (multimedia). Synchronized alternatives, such as the display of text for audio at the same time it is spoken, is important so users will derive the full meaning of the content. Why are synchronized captions important? Watch a foreign film that’s been closed-captioned, and you’ve experienced the film as it was meant to be experienced. Watch the same film without captions while dividing your attention between the screen and a printed translation, and you’ll understand why an alternative that’s unsynchronized is an unequal substitute.
True Colors: What Brand Colors Say About A Business Studies have shown that a product’s color influences 60-80 percent of a customer’s purchasing decision, which makes choosing the wrong color a death sentence before your brand ever has a chance to get off the ground. The most recognizable labels in the world are defined by their colors. Take a second to think of some of the most popular brands that instantly come to mind: Coca-Cola, Facebook, Apple, McDonalds, and Google – to name a few. All of these companies strategically use colors in their logo, website, and product to appeal to customers, making them instantly recognizable across the globe. Color is one of the first things people notice about a brand, and there are a few colors which get the most play: blue, red, black/grayscale, and yellow. 95 percent of companies only use one or two colors, 5 percent use more than two, 41 percent use text only, and 9 percent don’t feature the company name at all. Click here or below for a full-sized version.