Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can use the Web.W3C Web Accessibility Initiative. (2005). What is Web Accessibility. Introduction to Web Accessibility. http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/accessibility.php
- W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
No otherwise qualified individual with a disability shall [...] be excluded from [...] any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.United States Department of Labor. (n.d.). Section 504, The Rehabilitation Act of 1973. http://www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/sec504.htm
- Section 504
Accessibility often gets pigeon-holed as simply making sure there are no barriers to access for screen readers or other assistive technology, without regard to usability.Quesenbery, W. (2009). Usable Accessibility: Making Web Sites Work Well for People with Disabilities. UX Matters. http://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2009/02/usable-accessibility-making-web-sites-work-well-for-people-with-disabilities.php
- Whitney Quesenbery @whitneyq
All Technology is Assistive Technology.Hendron, S. (2013). All Technology is Assistive Technology: 6 dispositions for designers on disability. https://medium.com/thoughtful-design/a8b9a581eb62
- Sara Hendren @ablerism
There is no average or normal user.Hendron, S. (2013). All Technology is Assistive Technology: 6 dispositions for designers on disability. https://medium.com/thoughtful-design/a8b9a581eb62
- Sara Hendren @ablerism
Universal design is the design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.Mace, R. (1998). Universal design in housing. Assistive Technology, 10(1), 21-28.
- Ron Mace
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Woman: You should give an example.
Man: Very well. (clears throat) This is the best example I can think of.
Suddenly, a hooded figure springs out and zaps R2 with a gun. R2 stops dead in his tracks, his metal body crawling with electrical current. His lights go out and he keels forward.Electrox3d. (2011). Star Wars for Blind People (Blu-ray audio track): description of a Jawa shooting R2!. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCZqKxQME6o
If you have a disability for which you are or may be requesting an accommodation, you are encouraged to contact both your instructor and Disability Resources and Services (DRS), 140 William Pitt Union, (412) 648-7890, email@example.com, (412)228-5347 for P3 ASL users, as early as possible in the term. DRS will verify your disability and determine reasonable accommodations for this course.Center for Instructional Development & Distance Education, University of Pittsburgh. (2015). Accessibility Resources For Faculty. http://www.cidde.pitt.edu/accessibility/
The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.World Wide Web Consortium. (1997). World Wide Web Consortium Launches International Program Office for Web Accessibility Initiative. http://www.w3.org/Press/IPO-announce
- Tim Berners-Lee @timbernerslee