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Visual Disabilities• Blindness – Images with alt text – Keyboard support• Low vision – Font size• Color blindness – Contrast between font and background• Often use Screenreaders• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZkVd8GeYTk&feature=re lated• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQpNYDvQ010&NR=1
Hearing Impairments• Deafness or hard of hearing• Include closed captioning option• Videos should include a transcript
Physical Disabilities• Site should support keyboard commands – Tab and enter key
Cognitive and Neurological Disabilities• Dyslexia, ADD, epilepsy• Avoid distracting (audio/video) elements that cannot be turned off easily• Use of visual or audio frequency can trigger seizures• Don’t have too much visual clutter
Layout• Use DIV for layout• Only use TABLE for information – Include summary and caption for table
Headings• Use headings in the correct order• H1 H2 H3 H4 H5 H6• Only have one <h1> for document title• Never leave this empty!
Images• Images that are not decorative must have alt text <img alt=“” />• Should present content and function
URLs title• Use title to describe URLs• <a href=“about.php” title=“about”>
Links in text• Avoid “click here”• Too ambiguous• Text should make sense by itself
Color and Contrast • Users may be colorblind • Need to check contrast for links • Need strong visual cueshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/wufoo/2919012489/sizes/m/in/photostream/
Skip to Content• Important for screen reader users• Doesn’t have to be seen on your design• Use CSS to set it off the page – position:absolute; – left: -9999px;
Forms• Cause confusion when they do not use the correct form elements<label for=“add”>Label Here</label><input name=“add” id=“add” type=“text”/>
Tab and Enter Key Only• Can you navigate your site using only the tab and enter key?• Set up tab order on navigation links• Navigate CNN.com using only the keyboard
So What?• Institutions supported by the government require these• Accessibility can affect business – Online shopping – Can lose a lot of money
So What?• Accessibility is very important for those of you thinking about a career in web development or user experience• For personas it makes sense to include groups of users with disabilities