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Curb-cuts on the Web.Why Accessibility Benefits Everybody.<br />Martin Kliehm. Senior Frontend Engineer. Namics.<br />6 Oc...
/me<br />Skills<br /><ul><li>Web standards and browser technologies
Accessibility, usability, device independence
Internationalisation (i18n) and localisation (L10N)
Technical concept and consulting
Talks at international conferences about web topics</li></ul>Committees<br /><ul><li>Invited Expert in the W3C HTML Workin...
Invited Expert in the W3C Accessibility Task Force
Stakeholder of the authorised German translation of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0)
Member in the International Liaison Group of the Web Standards Project
Co-author of the German translation of the WaSPInterAct Curriculum
Member of the Webkrauts</li></ul>Martin Kliehm.Senior Frontend Engineer.Development, Accessibility,Mobile Access, i18n<br ...
Web Accessibility<br />Setting Motivation<br />2010-10-06<br />3<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />
Accessibility<br />“Accessible are […] systems of information technology […], if they are accessible and usable for people...
Change ofparadigms: disabilityusedtobeseenas a medicalcondition.<br />2010-10-06<br />5<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br ...
Disabilityasindividual problem<br />2010-10-06<br />6<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />Human dignity?<br />http://flic....
2010-10-06<br />7<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />The wheelchairdoesn‘tcreatebarriers, it‘sthearchitecture …<br />orso...
Change of focus:“disabled” emphasizes the disability.<br />“People with disabilities” sets emphasison the person.<br />201...
2010-10-06<br />9<br />Change of focus:“disabled” emphasizes the disability.<br />http://flic.kr/p/6SEier<br />P2PU. Web A...
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P2PU Web Accessibility Lesson 1: Setting Motivation

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Part 1 of a series of web talks about accessibility as part of the Mozilla Drumbeat P2PU project.

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P2PU Web Accessibility Lesson 1: Setting Motivation

  1. 1. Curb-cuts on the Web.Why Accessibility Benefits Everybody.<br />Martin Kliehm. Senior Frontend Engineer. Namics.<br />6 October 2010. P2PU. Web Accessibility.<br />Photo: http://flic.kr/p/55Sh6D<br />
  2. 2. /me<br />Skills<br /><ul><li>Web standards and browser technologies
  3. 3. Accessibility, usability, device independence
  4. 4. Internationalisation (i18n) and localisation (L10N)
  5. 5. Technical concept and consulting
  6. 6. Talks at international conferences about web topics</li></ul>Committees<br /><ul><li>Invited Expert in the W3C HTML Working Group
  7. 7. Invited Expert in the W3C Accessibility Task Force
  8. 8. Stakeholder of the authorised German translation of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0)
  9. 9. Member in the International Liaison Group of the Web Standards Project
  10. 10. Co-author of the German translation of the WaSPInterAct Curriculum
  11. 11. Member of the Webkrauts</li></ul>Martin Kliehm.Senior Frontend Engineer.Development, Accessibility,Mobile Access, i18n<br />Work Experience<br />Since 1996, accessibility since 1999, at Namicssince 2008<br />Contact<br />http://klie.hm/profilehttp://twitter.com/kliehm<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />2010-10-06<br />2<br />
  12. 12. Web Accessibility<br />Setting Motivation<br />2010-10-06<br />3<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />
  13. 13. Accessibility<br />“Accessible are […] systems of information technology […], if they are accessible and usable for people with disabilities in a common way, without exceptional burden and principally without outside help.”<br />German Equal Rights for Disabled Persons Act<br />4<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />2010-10-06<br />
  14. 14. Change ofparadigms: disabilityusedtobeseenas a medicalcondition.<br />2010-10-06<br />5<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />http://flic.kr/p/2Vcqt5<br />
  15. 15. Disabilityasindividual problem<br />2010-10-06<br />6<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />Human dignity?<br />http://flic.kr/p/ws4tD<br />
  16. 16. 2010-10-06<br />7<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />The wheelchairdoesn‘tcreatebarriers, it‘sthearchitecture …<br />orsociety<br />“Disability results from an interaction betweena non-inclusive society and individuals.”<br />UN Convention on theRights of People with Disabilities<br />http://failblog.org/2008/09/05/ramp-fail/<br />
  17. 17. Change of focus:“disabled” emphasizes the disability.<br />“People with disabilities” sets emphasison the person.<br />2010-10-06<br />8<br />http://flic.kr/p/6SEier<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. Namics<br />
  18. 18. 2010-10-06<br />9<br />Change of focus:“disabled” emphasizes the disability.<br />http://flic.kr/p/6SEier<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. Namics.<br />
  19. 19. 2010-10-06<br />10<br />“People with disabilities” sets emphasis on the person.<br />http://flic.kr/p/6SEier<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. Namics.<br />
  20. 20. Change ofparadigm:bolt-on accessibility<br />2010-10-06<br />11<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />http://flic.kr/p/8H1Q<br />
  21. 21. 2010-10-06<br />12<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />Andreas Slominski:„WheelchairforCrossingtheStairs in Odessa“<br />Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt<br />http://flic.kr/p/rZh2F<br />
  22. 22. Potemkin-Stairs in Odessa<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potemkin_Stairs<br />P2PU Web Accessibility. Namics.<br />2010-10-06<br />13<br />
  23. 23. Accessibility as an integral partof design<br />http://flic.kr/p/55Sh6D<br />P2PU Web Accessibility. Namics.<br />2010-10-06<br />14<br />
  24. 24. http://flic.kr/p/4dqGWd<br />P2PU Web Accessibility. Namics.<br />2010-10-06<br />15<br />
  25. 25. http://flic.kr/p/6VCacm<br />P2PU Web Accessibility. Namics.<br />2010-10-06<br />16<br />
  26. 26. http://flic.kr/p/5o8k42<br />P2PU Web Accessibility. Namics.<br />2010-10-06<br />17<br />
  27. 27. http://flic.kr/p/8W93u<br />P2PU Web Accessibility. Namics.<br />2010-10-06<br />18<br />
  28. 28. Thanks.<br />twitter: @kliehm<br />Slides:http://goo.gl/dH6s<br />Contact: http://klie.hm/profile<br />P2PU. Web Accessibility. <br />2010-10-06<br />19<br />

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