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Re: Longdesc implementations/alternatives?

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From: Moore,Michael (HHSC)
Date: Jun 25, 2015 8:20AM


John Foliot wrote: "* making the complex image a direct link to the longer description may not always work - what if the image is already reserved as a linking asset to something else?"

I would like to add one more problem that I have noticed when making the images links to a description or with image links in general. It is very difficult for sighted mouse users to identify the link. This has implications for people with cognitive or intellectual disabilities who may find the descriptions helpful.

Mike Moore
Accessibility Coordinator
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Civil Rights Office