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From: jeb
Date: Jan 31, 2003 9:52AM


The document appears to be no longer available on line. Interesting that a
document about accessibility would be published in PDF format...

jeb

John E. Brandt
Augusta, ME 04330

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From: Ruth Stillman [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Friday, January 31, 2003 11:09 AM
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Subject: Re: Help with Overview on Web Page Accessibility


Shawn Lawton Henry has some good resources on her site
(http://www.uiaccess.com/index.html), in particular the PDF from her chapter
in Constructing Accessible Web Sites
(http://www.macromedia.com/macromedia/accessibility/pub/acc_sites_chap01.pdf
)
provides some good examples of how accessibility is tied in with usability.

Ruth Stillman






>From: Laurie Davis-Covin < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
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>Subject: Help with Overview on Web Page Accessibility
>Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 10:58:41 -0500
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>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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