WebAIM Newsletter: May 2009
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.
A Spanish version of the WAVE accessibility evaluation tool has been released.
Only a couple weeks remain to register for WebAIM's web accessibility training to be held June 10-11, 2009 in Logan, Utah.
The Web Standards Project needs volunteers for the translation and localization of InterAct.
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
This Web Axe podcast features ARIA expert Gez Lemon.
WebAIM's Jared Smith was recently interviewed by totallyaccessible about many aspects of web accessibility.
Webcredible's Marianne Markowski offers seven design tips to help older site visitors. Her tips can benefit other users as well.
The Even Grounds blog has posted a wonderful series on disability and computer and mobile phone access.
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