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Re: New Position and SANPRM


From: Carolyn Dorr
Date: Jun 23, 2016 12:52PM

Thanks for all your tips, John. I really appreciate it. I am starting to have more intelligent questions recently because of this list, and also have seen some answers that are most helpful!

Carolyn Dorr
Assistive Technology Support Specialist
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0301

> Hi Carolyn,
> As a Senior SME at Deque, I will of course echo the suggestion to
> investigate our DequeU content as a great starting point, especially if you
> are preparing for the IAAP exam.
> As an active participant at the W3C, I'll also point out that the W3C WCAG
> requirements, and understanding those requirements will be hugely
> beneficial, as the WCAG standard is either the actual mandated requirement
> within commercial and/or non-US-based organizations (i.e. Canada, the UK,
> the EU, etc.), or will be heavily if not directly referenced in the Section
> 508 refresh activity underway. A great starting point at the W3C is here:
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/gettingstarted/tips/ <https://www.w3.org/WAI/gettingstarted/tips/>. A deeper dive can also be
> started here: https://www.w3.org/WAI/gettingstarted/Overview.html <https://www.w3.org/WAI/gettingstarted/Overview.html>
> Finally, given that you are working in higher-ed, you may also want to
> investigate the Educause IT Accessibility Constituent Group at:
> http://www.educause.edu/discuss/constituent-groups-about-information-systems-and-services/it-accessibility-constituent-group <http://www.educause.edu/discuss/constituent-groups-about-information-systems-and-services/it-accessibility-constituent-group>;
> for peer support and collaboration.
> JF
> --
> John Foliot
> Principal Accessibility
> ​Strategist
> Deque Systems Inc.
> Advancing the mission of digital accessibility and inclusion

=============================Carolyn Dorr
Assistive Technology Support Specialist
IT-Client Services
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0301
(319) 273-6055