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Web accessibility

  1. 1. Ashlee Hoskin 11/12/2010 Web 130
  2. 2.  refers to the inclusive practice of making websites usable by people of all abilities and disabilities. When sites are correctly designed, developed and edited, all users can have equal access to information and functionality.  Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_accessibility
  3. 3.  Visual  Motor/Mobility  Auditory  Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_accessibility
  4. 4.  Visual Impairments  Blindness  Full  Partial  Color Blindness
  5. 5.  Visual  Relative Text  Use ALT and TITLE tags for pictures.  Color Contrast for text and background.
  6. 6.  Difficulty using hands  Muscular issues/controls  Tremors  Conditions like Muscular Dystrophy or Parkinson’s Disease  Loss of movement/control
  7. 7.  Motor/Mobility  Large Area for links  Include images  Convert in-line elements to block  Use JavaScript  Use a Focus state for links  Source: http://www.webcredible.co.uk/user-friendly- resources/web-accessibility/motor-impaired.shtml
  8. 8.  People suffering from deafness  Hard of hearing  Any age
  9. 9.  Implementing closed captioning
  10. 10.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_accessibil ity  http://www.afb.org  http://www.mardiros.net/visual- impaired.html  http://www.ictknowledgebase.org.uk/websit eaccessibilitytips  http://www.webcredible.co.uk/user- friendly-resources/web-accessibility/motor- impaired.shtml  http://www.samizdat.com/pac2.html

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