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From: Laurie Davis-Covin
Date: Jan 31, 2003 9:12AM


I'm giving some content providers an overview of accessibility of Web
pages. They're not responsible for a final accessible page, but I want to
hit home with them on this topic. They need to understand the importance
of accessible web pages and be *concerned* that their pages will meet the
requirements.

Would love to find something in writing that leaves no doubt that making
your pages accessible is the right, and important thing, for a web designer
to do, and that accessibility goes hand in hand with usability, and that
the pages help those with temporary disabilities as well. Does anyone have
a page they refer others to that would capture all of this (and all I'm
sure I missed in the sentence above) in an interesting and easy to
understand way?

Thought I'd open the session with the information on the screen.

Am doing this next week (Wed.) -- and have been *extremely* pressed with
other work. So, yes!, this is a last minute call (I apologize) for assistance.



Laurie Davis-Covin, Web Specialist/Writer
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Drive
Admin. Building, Room E 220
Gaithersburg, MD 20899
Ph: 301-975-8027





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