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Re: Help with Overview on Web Page Accessibility


From: Anitra Pavka
Date: Jan 31, 2003 10:18AM

The W3C WAI's Getting Started page should be able to point new users in the
right direction for most of topics you mentioned.

- Anitra Pavka
Accessibility Advocate - www.anitrapavka.com
Web Developer - www.accesskansas.org

Laurie Davis-Covin wrote:

> 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?
> 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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