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Re: Accessibility for Project Managers - your thoughts?


From: Julius Charles Serrano
Date: Sep 23, 2013 5:49PM

Thank you for these WAI resources, Shawn.

On 9/24/2013 11:06 AM, Shawn Henry wrote:
> Julius Charles Serrano wrote:
>> In addition to these, may I ask if you have any idea or pragmatic
>> approach that is helpful in terms of web accessibility from a project
>> management point of view?
> Hi Julius & all,
> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) has several resources
> specifically for project managers, including:
> * Implementation Plan for Web Accessibility <http://www.w3.org/WAI/impl/>;
> * Improving the Accessibility of Your Website
> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/impl/improving>;
> * Involving Users in Web Projects for Better, Easier Accessibility
> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/users/involving>;
> WAI will soon start revising some of these resources to provide
> updated guidance for project managers, which we plan to complete
> within the next year. As always, we'd love help! If you might be
> interested in contributing to that through a WAI Working Group, let's
> chat.
> Chagnon | PubCom wrote:
>> Thanks. This thread is a keeper!
> Is anyone interested in *sharing your wisdom, experience, tips, etc.*
> in a format that's a easier to bookmark than e-mail threads? To get
> going on that now, we started a *Managing Accessibility wiki page* on
> WAI-Engage at:
> <http://www.w3.org/community/wai-engage/wiki/Managing_Accessibility>;
> Anyone can read it, and anyone can sign up to edit it. (Instructions
> at <http://www.w3.org/community/wai-engage/wiki/About_WAI-Engage>;)
> Wyant, Jay (MNIT) wrote:
>> My request is based on the reality that 99.5% of the project managers
>> out there don't attend CSUN or accessibility webinars. We need tools
>> to raise their awareness and point them in the right direction.
> The wiki page is an opportunity to share guidance beyond an
> accessibility mailing list. It'd be great if folks would contribute to
> it. :)
> Best,
> ~Shawn
> -----
> Shawn Lawton Henry
> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
> e-mail: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> phone: +1.617.395.7664
> about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/

Julius Charles Serrano
Accessibility Specialist
Catalyst IT Ltd
Phone: +64 (4) 803-2436