Presented by:
                 Web Communications &
The Adaptive Computing Technology Center




                         ...
Web Communications
Paul Gilzow, Programmer/Analyst Expert
 Web site: http://webcom.missouri.edu

 Phone: 882-4502



Ada...
What is “Universal Design”?
 Universal Design is “barrier free” design, which allows
  not only persons with a disability ...
1. Equitable Use
2. Flexibility In Use
3. Simple and Intuitive Use
4. Perceptible Information
5. Tolerance for Error
6. Lo...
1. Adopt a Set of Guidelines & Standards
  MU Web Communications use
   http://webcom.missouri.edu/policy
  XHTML from W...
Example Web Site:
         University of Nebraska –Lincoln

           A “NO”site             A “YES”site
Inaccessible Sit...
Accessible vs. Inaccessible Web Sites

 JAWS – Screen Reading software

 Dragon NaturallySpeaking- Voice Dictation

 Zo...
Accessible vs. Inaccessible Web Sites

  Sony

Ericsson

                                            Nokia
              ...
Maximize Contrast

                  Consider Colorblindness

 Keep it Simple
                  Create Descriptive Links

...
Anyone who
 owns, directs, manages, designs, o
  r provides content to a Web site.

Web Sites in the Media
 Target- Natio...
Online Checkers
     Cynthia Says http://www.cynthiasays.com/
     Functional Accessibility Evaluator http://fae.cita.ui...
Resources Available at MU
 ◦ Web Communications
   http://webcom.missouri.edu
 ◦ Adaptive Computing Technology (ACT) Cente...
3/12/2009
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  • Talk about Gas as an example of standards
  • No site- Paul has a video old Nebraska site and show the new site
  • Mtld.mobi/emulator.php test for mobile phone views
  • http://interface.missouri.edu/2008/07/is-your-site-color-blind-acces.php link this to consider colorblindnessExample of movie with captioning and audio audio description–
  • Universal Design Final

    1. 1. Presented by: Web Communications & The Adaptive Computing Technology Center 3/12/2009
    2. 2. Web Communications Paul Gilzow, Programmer/Analyst Expert  Web site: http://webcom.missouri.edu  Phone: 882-4502 Adaptive Computing Technology (ACT) Center Abigail O’Sullivan, Manager Carmen Schafer, User Support Analyst Specialist  Web site: http://actcenter.missouri.edu  Phone: 884-2828 3/12/2009
    3. 3. What is “Universal Design”? Universal Design is “barrier free” design, which allows not only persons with a disability to access services, but others that may need help, such as the elderly population. ◦ Automatic Doors ◦ Extra-wide Doorways ◦ Curb cuts ◦ Accessible Ramps ◦ Closed captioning for TV ◦ Accessible Web Sites 3/12/2009
    4. 4. 1. Equitable Use 2. Flexibility In Use 3. Simple and Intuitive Use 4. Perceptible Information 5. Tolerance for Error 6. Low Physical Effort 7. Size and Space for Approach and Use 3/12/2009
    5. 5. 1. Adopt a Set of Guidelines & Standards  MU Web Communications use http://webcom.missouri.edu/policy  XHTML from World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)  Missouri IT Accessibility Standards (MITAS)  RSMo Section 191.863- Missouri Law  Section 508- Federal Law 2. Apply Guidelines & Standards 3. Add Progressive Enhancement 4. Continually Test your Web Site 3/12/2009
    6. 6. Example Web Site: University of Nebraska –Lincoln A “NO”site A “YES”site Inaccessible Site Demonstration 3/12/2009
    7. 7. Accessible vs. Inaccessible Web Sites  JAWS – Screen Reading software  Dragon NaturallySpeaking- Voice Dictation  ZoomText- Screen Magnification/Reader 3/12/2009
    8. 8. Accessible vs. Inaccessible Web Sites Sony  Ericsson Nokia  3/12/2009
    9. 9. Maximize Contrast Consider Colorblindness Keep it Simple Create Descriptive Links Video Captioning / Closed caption/Audio description Transcribe Audio 3/12/2009
    10. 10. Anyone who owns, directs, manages, designs, o r provides content to a Web site. Web Sites in the Media  Target- National Federation of the Blind (NFB)  Southwest Airlines- Access Now, INC. 3/12/2009
    11. 11. Online Checkers  Cynthia Says http://www.cynthiasays.com/  Functional Accessibility Evaluator http://fae.cita.uiuc.edu/  W3C validator http://validator.w3.org/  Color blindness checker http://colorfilter.wickline.org/  Wave 4.0 http://wave.webaim.org/ Firefox extensions Fangs http://www.standards-schmandards.com/projects/fangs/ HTML validator https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/249 3/12/2009
    12. 12. Resources Available at MU ◦ Web Communications http://webcom.missouri.edu ◦ Adaptive Computing Technology (ACT) Center http://actcenter.missouri.edu Online Resources ◦ WebAIM http://webaim.org ◦ Universal Design of Online Courses http://www.ualr.edu/pace/tenstepsud/ ◦ MITAS http://www.oa.mo.gov/itsd/cio/standards/ITGS0003.pdf 3/12/2009
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