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Re: Longdesc implementations/alternatives?


From: John Foliot
Date: Jun 25, 2015 11:32AM



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> 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
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