Newsletter Archives - May 2009

Featured Article

Using NVDA to Evaluate Web Accessibility

This article provides an overview for beginners on using NVDA to evaluate the accessibility of web content. NVDA is a free, open source screen reader for Windows.

News

WAVE Available in Spanish

A Spanish version of the WAVE accessibility evaluation tool has been released.

WebAIM Web Accessibility Training

Only a couple weeks remain to register for WebAIM's web accessibility training to be held June 10-11, 2009 in Logan, Utah.

InterAct Translations and Localizations

The Web Standards Project needs volunteers for the translation and localization of InterAct.

Institutional indicators for web accessibility in postsecondary education

GOALS (a partner with WebAIM) created a planning and assessment document for accessibility in postsecondary education. GOALS is using these indicators as the basis for a web-based audit tool. They are seeking field test sites for this tool now.

Tips and Resources

Gez Lemon Interview & ARIA

This Web Axe podcast features ARIA expert Gez Lemon.

Jared Smith of WebAIM - Interview

WebAIM's Jared Smith was recently interviewed by totallyaccessible about many aspects of web accessibility.

Seven Tips for Designing for Older Users

Webcredible's Marianne Markowski offers seven design tips to help older site visitors. Her tips can benefit other users as well.

Even Grounds blog series on disability and accessibility

The Even Grounds blog has posted a wonderful series on disability and computer and mobile phone access.

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