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[Fwd: Techniques available for creating accessible office documents


From: Jennison Mark Asuncion
Date: Dec 22, 2010 7:06AM


Happy holidays - thought folks here might find this resource from The
Inclusive Design Research Centre (formally the Adaptive Technology
Resource centre - ATRC) of interest.


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Subject: Techniques available for creating accessible office documents
From: "Richards, Jan" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

Good day,

The Inclusive Design Research Centre (in partnership with UNESCO and the
Government of Ontario) has completed the process of updating the
"Authoring Techniques for Accessible Office Documents", following the
public review we conducted in October 2010 (announced on this list).

The documents are available in a range of formats from our website:


Please send questions, comments or corrections to <EMAIL REMOVED> .

While information about how to create accessible office documents
currently exists on a range of web sites, the information can be
incomplete, vendor-biased or specific to only a single office application.
Governments, public sector organizations, and service organization that
wish to comply with accessibility requirements, have expressed the need
for centralized guidance for creating accessible office documents.

Our guidance supports the W3C-WAI process as it is based on WCAG 2.0 and
ATAG 1.0.


(Mr) Jan Richards, M.Sc.
<EMAIL REMOVED> | 416-977-6000 ext. 3957 | fax: 416-977-9844
Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) | http://inclusivedesign.ca/
Faculty of Design | OCAD University

Jennison Mark Asuncion
Co-Director, Adaptech Research Network <www.adaptech.org>
LinkedIn at <www.linkedin.com/in/jennison>