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Re: Website Accessibility for non experts - Main things to look at

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From: Claudia Burdisso
Date: Nov 24, 2019 3:19PM


Hello Carly,

Thank you for sharing that, it's very helpful! I'll definitely use it.

Best,




On Sun, Nov 24, 2019 at 10:47 AM Carly Gerard < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi Claudia,
>
> I like Karl Groves’ article “ The 6 simplest web accessibility tests
> anyone can do”:
> https://karlgroves.com/2013/09/05/the-6-simplest-web-accessibility-tests-anyone-can-do.
> It was written in 2013 so it mentions WCAG 2.0, not the current 2.1, but
> the principles are still valid. They are basic, but key accessibility
> checks that are a good intro to accessibility.
>
> Best,
>
> Carly
>
> Carly Gerard | She/Her/Hers
> Web Accessibility Developer | Web Communication Technologies
> Western Washington University
> 516 High Street, Bellingham WA 98225
> <EMAIL REMOVED> | (360) 650-3944
> > From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > on behalf of
> Claudia Burdisso < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Sent: Sunday, November 24, 2019 8:32:19 AM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: [WebAIM] Website Accessibility for non experts - Main things to
> look at
>
> Good Morning Group,
>
> I'm working on a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of Website
> Accessibility for State Agencies that work with minority groups and
> immigrants. My area of expertise is document accessibility but not website,
> so I could use your help.
>
> What are some key elements that a person that is not experienced in
> Accessibility should look at in their websites to see if they are being
> "complaint" or not?
> I understand that Accessibility is a continuum and not an absolute,
> therefore is there a list of steps easy to understand or to follow in order
> for them to see whether they are in a good path or not without consulting
> an expert.
>
> My goal is to raise awareness and give them the tools to realize the
> importance of it, to see the basic and then of course, leave it to the
> experts to do the actual assessment and work.
>
> Thank you for your help!
>
> Claudia
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