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Newsletter Archives - February 2009

Responses to WebAIM's screen reader survey results

The response to our screen reader survey results has been tremendous. Here are just a few of the responses to and insights into the initial results:


WAI-ARIA Last Call, and Safari 4

WAI has published the Last Call Working Draft of WAI-ARIA, the Accessible Rich Internet Applications technical specification. And Safari 4 will now support increased accessibility, including ARIA.

NFB Files Lawsuit Against Law School Admissions Council (LSAC)

Kel Smith provides insight into the new lawsuit.

Project GOALS seeks input

GOALS (a partner with WebAIM) is creating a planning and assessment document for accessibility in postsecondary education. GOALS is currently seeking comment on a draft of 4 indicators - with benchmarks for each - that will help institutions improve their web accessibility system wide.

Tips and Resources

Accessible Twitter

Dennis Lembree has re-built Twitter with web accessibility and strict web standards.

Testing Times: Recession Bustin´ Accessibility Tips

Henny Swan's timely article gives a few tips on how to survive even tighter web design budgets.

Twitter Focus

Gez Lemon gives an overview of some accessibility issues with Twitter and provides a rather simple solution to most of them.

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