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Re: Acessibility and <canvas>


From: Steve Faulkner
Date: Jan 25, 2018 8:38AM

Hi Kevin, these may help:



Current Standards Work @W3C

On 25 January 2018 at 15:28, Kevin Kuder < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> We have been tasked with making a <canvas>-based application web
> accessible. We are aware of the difficulty of this, seeing as everything
> takes place within the canvas and not being keyboard/screen reader
> accessible. The application includes interaction as well as some games and
> puzzles, so smaller applications within the larger one. We have talked
> about creating a temporary alternate version of this which is keyboard
> accessible, but we are aware this may not be the best approach.
> Is there any documentation online that could possibly give some guidance
> on this? I have not come up with much in my searches. We are aware that at
> some point we may need to redesign the whole thing to be truly accessible,
> but is there anything that can possibly be done now that may help us meet
> accessibility requirements as it currently exists?
> Thanks for your time.
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