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Re: Accessibility Tools for Website Visitors


From: Andrews, David B (DEED)
Date: Oct 29, 2021 8:01AM

For me as a screen reader user, the accessibility links are right at top. Personally I have no problem with this approach, it is clear. Right below is a list of four links, and they all say link link link link. There are other unlabeled links on page.

So, you put on a nice shirt, but have no pants!


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Good morning, again!

Can anyone provide feedback on adding accessibility tools for website visitors? Specifically, I'm looking at what the website Mind Your Brain Foundation has done (https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mindyourbrainfoundation.org%2F&amp;data%7C01%7Cdavid.b.andrews%40state.mn.us%7Caadd0d16e7ba438a41dc08d99ae2e07b%7Ceb14b04624c445198f26b89c2159828c%7C0%7C0%7C637711122375836424%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&amp;sdata=%2BCKx7NPayS7zk%2BW890W8VtApK3g2QCWAs%2FgwNyhWLw8%3D&amp;reserved=0). There is an icon on the right that allows users to change font size, contrast, etc.

I want to think that something like this would be beneficial, but I remember a few years back there was a negative connotation around sites providing "text only" versions of their site. I wasn't sure if something like this would elicit a similar response.

Thanks for the insight!

Daniel Swift, MBA
Senior Web Specialist
University Communications and Marketing
West Chester University