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Re: Proposed National Policy on Online Accessibility for India

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From: Karlen Communications
Date: Oct 28, 2008 7:30AM


On the other hand, I have a visual disability and prefer a serif font as I
use the ligatures to decode the letters. I find that the sans-serif fonts
are confusing to read and often can't tell an "l" from a "t."

Maybe those of us who have visual disabilities can use a custom CSS for
sites such as this?

Cheers, Karen

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[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Poore-Pariseau,
Cindy
Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 9:11 AM
To: 'WebAIM Discussion List'
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Proposed National Policy on Online Accessibility for
India

Just a quick suggestion, you might want to change the font on your website
to a sans serif. The font you are using is difficult to read, particularly
for anyone with a visual disability.

Cindy Poore-Pariseau
Disability Specialist
Bristol Community College
508-678-2811
x 2470, B104
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[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Rahul Gonsalves
Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 1:22 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: [WebAIM] Proposed National Policy on Online Accessibility for India

Hello!

As an independent accessibility consultant, I was heartened by India's
ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with
Disabilities, and especially with Articles 9 and 21 (mandating online
accessibility). However, over the last two years, little or no work
has been done at a policy level - so I would like to propose a
National Policy on Online Accessibility for India.

At the moment, I'm trying to bring together the various different
groups working on accessibility, as that would lend some weight to the
project. I've put down some of my thoughts here:

http://rahulgonsalves.com/e-access/

If you would like to support this effort - not financially - but
merely by publicising it and becoming a part of this, I'd be most
grateful. I look forward to hearing from you - suggestions, criticism
and complaints are all welcome!

Warmly,
- Rahul Gonsalves.

(apologies for cross-posting)

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