Category Archives: Accessibility

Accessible Content and Accessible Tools

There are two key components to the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI): content and tools. Most of the tools we used or were exposed to in this course are quite accessible. UM Learn (D2L), for example, passed … Continue reading

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The Importance of Accessible Content & Technologies

About one fifth of the population of the USA reports living with a disability, which includes visual, auditory, motor, and cognitive disabilities  And most of us will live with a temporary disability at some point in our lives (i.e. broken arm, … Continue reading

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Good Design, Bad Design

  Good design communicates, bad design complicates Bad Design We can all recognize bad design. Bad design is apparent and it has a negative impact in our daily lives. We struggle with it in our physical and digital lives because … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Web Accessibility

1.    What is web accessibility? Web Accessibility is about whether all people, irrespective of ability, can access all the information in websites – including images and video, text, downloadable text, audio, video, etc. 2.    How do persons with disabilities use … Continue reading

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