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Re: Teaching Web Accessibility to Disabled Students

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From: holly marie
Date: Nov 18, 2003 6:57AM


Kynn asked:
> > Or, "Here's a page with crummy color contrast. How would you fix
> > it?" The students complete these exercises and upload them for
> grading.
>
> Will color contrast algorithms work or help?
> http://www.w3.org/TR/AERT#color-contrast
>
> or this tool, input the hex or decimal background and foreground
> colors... get these calculated and get an example(for those that do
> see)... is it accessible for blind users?
> Can a version of this be made to be accessible?
> http://h10014.www1.hp.com/accessibility/color_tool.html

Two other tools, based on the same W3C algorithms
Colour Contrast Analyser
http://www.juicystudio.com/services/colourcontrast.asp

Color Visibility Test Program
http://aprompt.snow.utoronto.ca/ColorVisibilityProgram.html

and associated paper ...
Testing The Readability Of Web Page Colors
http://www.aprompt.ca/WebPageColors.html


One for visual users, which includes some color blindness filters
... http://www.tesspub.com/colours.html

holly




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