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Accessibility : General topics/ FYI


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Date
  
Title
  
Developer
  


  
07/12/06
  
Accessible Table Builder
  
accessify.com
  
Steps and Presentations
  
Accessible table builder wizard.

  
04/01/02
  
Accessible By Design
  
Anitra Pavka
  
Articles and White Papers

  
10/05/02
  
Web Page Accessibility on University of Wisconsin Campuses: 2002 Survey Data (March/April)
  
Axel Schmetzke
  
Case Studies and reports

  
06/21/02
  
Access all areas of the web
  
Bill Thompson
  
Articles and White Papers

  
07/16/04
  
Building a web fit for all
  
Bill Thompson, BBC News
  
Articles and White Papers
  
A lawyer's letter has taken an accessible website offline and technology analyst Bill Thompson is not impressed.

  
04/09/04
  
Power To The People: Relative Font Sizes
  
Bojan Mihelac
  
Steps and Presentations
  
Relative font sizes make websites more accessible and easier to read — but they’re not much help unless the person using the site can find a way to actually change text size.

  
04/22/04
  
Search Engine Optimisation - A Positive Influence on Web Accessibility
  
Carmen Mardiros
  
Articles and White Papers
  
A paper discussing how the W3C accessibility guidelines are used to improve performance in search engines. It points out how to use each checkpoint and is an attempt to persuade optimisers to make the W3C guidelines standard practice in SEO.

  
10/30/00
  
What's New with Accessibility
  
Ed Ort
  
Articles and White Papers

  
07/21/05
  
Accessibility could take a step backward
  
Frances W. West
  
Articles and White Papers
  
IBM's Frances W. West says a European plan threatens to fracture IT standards for people with disabilities.

  
04/14/04
  
Websites 'failing' disabled users
  
Geoff Adams-Spink
  
Articles and White Papers
  
An investigation by the Disability Rights Commission shows that most websites are unusable by disabled people.

  
11/01/02
  
Having Students Learn Basic Grammar Through Technology
  
Hilary Pruett
  
Articles and White Papers

  
02/06/01
  
Make It Usable
  
Jakob Nielsen, Kara Pernice Coyne, and Marie Tahir
  
Steps and Presentations

  
03/26/00
  
Pushing the 'Net for access
  
Jenny Strasburg
  
Articles and White Papers

  
06/13/03
  
How To Make Non-text Elements Accessible - Some Notes
  
Jim Byrne
  
Articles and White Papers
  
Making non-text elements, particularly images, accessible is fundamental to accessible web design; even if you attended to this issue alone, you would make a big impact on the accessibility of your site.

  
02/13/06
  
25% of all web users are disabled
  
justaddwater.dk
  
Articles and White Papers
  
25% of all web users have some kind of accessibility problem. That is a claim from the Danish Center for Accesibility.

  
01/29/03
  
Caution: Tampering with Reality (for a good cause)
  
Jutta Treviranus
  
Articles and White Papers

  
01/03/05
  
Interview to Aaron M. Leventhal
  
Marco Trevisan
  
Quotes, Interviews and Expert Advice
  
Aaron M. Leventhal is the leader of Mozilla Accessibility Project. In this interview we covered the situation of accessibility, the troubles and the future of Mozilla's projects.

  
05/13/03
  
Dive Into Accessibility
  
Mark Pilgrim
  
Articles and White Papers

  
02/26/03
  
Accessible Sites Help Search Engine Rankings
  
Mary Kay Jerige
  
Articles and White Papers

  
01/20/05
  
Accessibility From The Ground Up
  
Matt May
  
Articles and White Papers
  
The best tool you can have for Web accessibility is education. Matt May presents a quick introduction to Web accessibility for the modern designer.

  
04/01/99
  
Zooming In On Accessibility
  
Michael D. Meloan
  
Articles and White Papers

  
07/02/03
  
Spam-bot tests flunk the blind
  
Paul Festa
  
Articles and White Papers
  
An increasingly popular technique for preventing e-mail abuse is frustrating some visually impaired Net users, setting the stage for a conflict between spam busters and advocates for the disabled.

  
02/18/04
  
Accessibility and usability
  
Peter-Paul Koch
  
Articles and White Papers
  
At the moment we Web developers are learning the basics of accessibility, as once we mastered the basics of usability.

  
05/15/06
  
Evaluating website accessibility
  
Roger Johansson
  
Articles and White Papers
  
A three-part series of articles targeting non-experts. Part one covers some background and suggests some tools, part two presents a list of checkpoints and how to use the tools, and part three explains what cannot be achieved through software automation.

  
06/22/05
  
Skills for Access
  
Skills for Access
  
Steps and Presentations
  
This web site provides you with a comprehensive resource on issues relating to multimedia, e-learning and accessibility. Whether you're new to e-learning, want to know more about specific accessibility issues, or are an expert multimedia developer, we believe you'll find information relevant to your needs.

  
07/20/04
  
Web Accessibility: The Basics
  
Trenton Moss
  
Articles and White Papers
  
Web accessibility is about making your website accessible to all Internet users (both disabled and non-disabled), regardless of what browsing technology they're using.

  
10/01/96
  
Accessible Design for Users With Disabilities
  
useit.com: Jakob Nielsen’s Website
  
Articles and White Papers

  
04/28/02
  
Usability for Senior Citizens
  
useit.com: Jakob Nielsen’s Website
  
Articles and White Papers

  
03/30/05
  
Innovative Design Inspired by Accessibility
  
Wendy Chisolm
  
Articles and White Papers
  
Wendy Chisholm, an accessibility specialist with the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative, inspires us to turn the challenge of accessible design into an opportunity for true innovation.

  
12/02/02
  
Designing Web pages for accessibility
  
William Matthews
  
Articles and White Papers
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