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Re: Target and NFB agree to Settlment

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From: Terry Thompson
Date: Aug 28, 2008 12:10PM


Hi Nancy,

I haven't done a full item-by-item comparison of Target's guidelines with
the WCAG or Section 508 standards, but at a glance it seems to be pretty
all-inclusive. For example, there are guidelines related to appropriate use
of color, color contrast, photo-sensitivity issues, etc. Guideline 1.1.1,
although fairly broadly stated, does specifically address multimedia
accessibility:

> Improve the usability of all time-based and interactive multimedia -
including Flash and Acrobat content - by using text captioning and/or
synchronized audio.

Terry

Terry Thompson
Technology Accessibility Specialist
DO-IT, Accessible Technology
UW Technology Services
University of Washington
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206/221-4168

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of
> Nancy Johnson
> Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 10:50 AM
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> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Target and NFB agree to Settlment
>
> I had a question regarding the terms of this lawsuit?
>
> This lawsuit was brought by the NFB to aid the vision
> impaired. I don't know if there is audio on Target's website
> for instance. Will the training that Target will receive be
> broad enough to help folks with all types of disabilities?
>
> Thanks
>
> Nancy
>