This will be a quick overview of the accessibility problem space to help people realize how important it is and how Drupal can help. We'll see why there is no excuse to not make a website accessible if you're developing for IE8 and under.
How many people we're talking about
What kind of needs have to be addressed by web a11y
Which specifications apply to which scenario
How to read a11y specifications
What can be used to help make a website accessible
Add accessibility scenarios
to your user stories.
« Steve began losing his vision about six years ago, but he’s
not completely blind. He has the screen text on his tablet
zoomed all the way up, but he’s prone to headaches if he tries
to read for too long. Steve uses the screen reader built into
the tablet to read him long emails or messages. »
WCAG 2.0 Guiding Principles
Perceivable— Available through sight, hearing, or touch.
Operable— Compatible with keyboard, mouse, touch…
Understandable— User-friendly, easy to comprehend.
Robust— Works across browsers, assistive technologies…