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Re: Accessibility/Usability Guidelines


From: Andrew Kirkpatrick
Date: Jan 2, 2002 7:55AM

I don1t know if you1ve taken a look at the CDROM guidelines from NCAM:


On 12/26/01 11:00 AM, Tim Harshbarger ( <EMAIL REMOVED> )

> Hi,
> I am looking for as much information and advice as I can get. I was asked
> pull together a set of accessibility guidelines.
> I am reviewing existing guidelines right now, but none of them so far seem
> fit with the group or environment for which I am suppose to establish
> guidelines/standards.
> These guidelines will be used by interface designers with backgrounds in
> usability. These guidelines are likely to be incorporated into style
> A vast majority of the interfaces will be highly interactive.
> I seem to be having a problem though. -- most guidelines appear to be geared
> toward the technical development aspect of site creation, not the interface
> design aspect of site creation. As far as possible, I also want to go
> simply removing barriers for people with disabilities toward increasing the
> usability of interfaces for people with disabilities.
> Any thoughts, information, or suggestions?
> Thanks!
> Tim
> Tim Harshbarger

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