Free Accessibility Course On Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Learn how to identify issues and design solutions for information and communication technology (ICT) accessibility customers and employees with disabilities. Course Summary Length: 6 weeks  Effort: 2-4 hours / week  Price: Fre Add a Verified Certificate for $49 Institution: GTx  Subject: Humanities  Level: Introductory Languages: English Video Transcripts: English About this… Read more Free Accessibility Course On Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

First Editor’s Draft of EPUB 3.1 Available for Review

The EPUB 3 Working Group is pleased to announce that the first Editor’s Draft of EPUB 3.1 is now available for community review. A condensed summary of the changes being put forward for review is available in the EPUB 3.1 Changes from 3.0.1 document. The approach taken in this first draft of propositioning potentially controversial… Read more First Editor’s Draft of EPUB 3.1 Available for Review

aXE Open source Accessibility Rules Engine by Deque Systems

Deque Systems a leading Accessibility company has open sourced their accessibility rules engine aXE which is a light weight JavaScript library that will work with any modern browser & technology. Developers can leverage the aXe rules engine to automate their accessibility scans & get more accurate results, with more than 15yrs of experience Deque Systems… Read more aXE Open source Accessibility Rules Engine by Deque Systems

3.2.4 Consistent Identification

3.2.4 Consistent Identification: Components that have the same functionality within a set of Web pages are identified consistently. (Level AA) The guideline states that functional components (elements) that appear repeatedly in a set of web pages must have the same name/label. Assistive aid users heavily rely on these functional elements for quick navigation & understanding… Read more 3.2.4 Consistent Identification

3.2.3 Consistent Navigation

3.2.3 Consistent Navigation: Navigational mechanisms that are repeated on multiple Web pages within a set of Web pages occur in the same relative order each time they are repeated, unless a change is initiated by the user. (Level AA) Understanding this success criteria According to this checkpoint each page contains some common user interface components… Read more 3.2.3 Consistent Navigation

Accessible Jquery and HTML5 Media Players

Below are few of the accessible media players, I tested most of them & as they claim all of them work well with a screen reader. I added few resources along with the list of accessible media players. Nomensa’s media player The Nomensa accessible media player is a flexible multimedia solution for websites and intranets.… Read more Accessible Jquery and HTML5 Media Players

Registration now open for FREE Web Accessibility Training for Developers

What: Web Accessibility Training for Developers When: December 10, 2014 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST Where: Online Registration: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3257300260773286914 Description: Join renowned web accessibility professional Dennis Lembree in a full day of training. This webinar begins with a background on disability, guidelines and law. Many techniques for design and developing an accessible website are then… Read more Registration now open for FREE Web Accessibility Training for Developers

Accessibility Features In IOS 8

iOS 8 is now available! We are excited about the accessibility improvements in Apple’s new operating system. Before you upgrade devices that are used by individuals with disabilities, check out our iOS 8 upgrade checklist to keep informed about potential impacts. New iOS 8 FeaturesNow that you have the iOS 8 upgrade checklist, here are… Read more Accessibility Features In IOS 8

Perspectives on Accessibility from Instructional Designers” Webinar

The Assistive Technology Initiative at George Mason University is pleased to bring you a free webinar entitled: “Perspectives on Accessibility from Instructional Designers in Higher Education” Join us for this 90-minute webinar where Instructional Designers in Higher Education will engage in an interactive discussion on strategies for addressing web accessibility challenges at their respective institutions.… Read more Perspectives on Accessibility from Instructional Designers” Webinar

Accessibility Conferences and Events

updated April 11-2015 We are in the process of putting the list of accessibility conferences that take place regularly. If there is a conference that we have missed please mention it in the comments section &it will be added to the list. The Guelph Accessibility Conference To raise awareness (and encourage action) among educators, IT… Read more Accessibility Conferences and Events