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Re: Accessibility Tools for Website Visitors


From: L Snider
Date: Oct 29, 2021 10:14AM

One thing I have noticed, and this is just my experience. Most sites that I
have gone on that use these kinds of widgets are not that accessible for
the site itself-as Jerra noted they can become overlays. I was just on a
virtual conference and they had an amazing widget, but the headings were
terrible (and I go beyond WCAG for many things, so the headings weren't the
only potential barrier I have noted).



On Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 10:49 AM Swift, Daniel P. < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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://www.mindyourbrainfoundation.org/). 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
> 610.738.0589
> > > > >