Newsletter Archives - July 2010

Features

Javascript as an accessibility concern

WebAIM's Aaron Andersen explores whether requiring Javascript is an accessibility issue.

Dept. of Justice Considers Web for ADA

The Department of Justice asks for your comments regarding web accessibility. As our own Cyndi Rowland states, "WebAIM will provide our thoughts to the DOJ. Will you?"

The ADA and the Web: Concerns and Misconceptions

A discussion of commonly held concerns and misconceptions about the potential applicability of the ADA to web sites.

News

Yahoo Accessibility Blog Launched

Yahoo's Accessibility team launched their accessibility blog. Check it out!

New Free Screenreader From Screenreader.net

Thunder is screenreader.net's free screenreader, works on Windows 7, Vista, or XP.

WebAIM Web Accessibility Training

WebAIM has scheduled our next two-day training for September 22-23, 2010.

Tips and Resources

Say No to noscript

Gez Lemon advocates for javascript progressive enhancement, rather than relying on fallback content.

Ten Common Accessibility Problems

Roger Hudson provides a very good list of accessibility issues and what to do about them.

Should photos in photo-sharing sites have alternate text?

Are photos in photo-sharing sites eye-candy or content? Should they be given alternative text?

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