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Re: [Fwd: Release of A-Prompt Toolkit Version 1]


From: Hencmann, Maureen
Date: Jul 20, 2001 8:59AM

I use it also and find it to be very helpful.
Maureen Hencmann
Regis University, Distance Learning
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From: Wilson, Brandie [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2001 7:28 AM
Subject: FW: [Fwd: Release of A-Prompt Toolkit Version 1]

Has anyone used this?
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Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2001 4:15 PM
To: Wilson, Brandie
Subject: FW: [Fwd: Release of A-Prompt Toolkit Version 1]

Vickie Faust
Coordinator, Disability Services
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Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2001 11:33 AM
Subject: [Fwd: Release of A-Prompt Toolkit Version 1]
Laurie Harrison wrote:>
> Here's some news from the ATRC at University of Toronto that may be of
> interest to you...we are finally beyond Beta! Help files and everything!
> A-Prompt Toolkit Version 1 - our web accessibility validation and repair
> utility is now downloadable free of charge at:
> http://www.aprompt.ca/
> Developed by the accessibility experts at the Adaptive Technology
> Resource Centre (ATRC), University of Toronto, this standalone tool will
> check and repair HTML for conformance with WAI Web Content Accessibility
> Guidelines 1.0 or Section 508 Standards. If an accessibility problem is
> detected, A-Prompt displays the necessary dialogs and guides the user to
> fix the problem. When all potential problems have been resolved, the
> repaired HTML code is inserted into the document and a new version of
> the file may be saved to the author's hard drive.
> This software is made available through a joint collaboration between
> the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC) at the University of
> Toronto and the TRACE Center at the University of Wisconsin. These
> research centres are dedicated to improving the accessibility and
> usability of information technologies by people with disabilities.
> For a quick overview of the A-Prompt Toolkit, please visit:
> http://www.aprompt.ca//quickstart/
> We are looking for opportunities to promote use of the A-Prompt - please
> consider posting a link on your web site, or let us know if you want an
> article, review or other information related to this project.
> Thanks very much.
>> --
> Laurie Harrison
> Education Coordinator
> Centre for Academic and Adaptive Technology, Information Commons
> University of Toronto
> (416) 946-3778