Newsletter Archives - February 2012

Feature

Assistive Technology Experiment: High Contrast

Using Windows High Contrast settings and the importance of true text.

News

CSUN International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference

If you're at the CSUN Conference this week, be sure to say "hi" to the WebAIM staff and join us at our various sessions.

WebAIM Web Accessibility Training

WebAIM has scheduled our next two-day training for March 28-29, 2012.

Tips and Resources

Guidelines for Ensuring Accessibility

John Foliot takes us step by step through the phases of implementing accessibility.

Is PDF Accessible in Australia?

How accessible are PDF's?

Web Accessibility Testing: Do Automatic Testing First

Karl Groves presents the importance of doing automated testing early in the evaluation/remediation process.

Does accessibility have to be perfect?

A very interesting question explored by Henny Swan.

Rough Guide: browsers, operating systems and screen reader support

The Paciello group outlines which browsers and operating systems support certain accessibility features.

Web Accessibility Policy Making: An International Perspective

A revised version of the original 2009 publication that discusses the changes in accessibility since then.

Quick Tip: Large Clickable Targets

Some mouse users have may have difficulty with fine motor control, so it is important that clickable targets be sufficiently large. Radio buttons and checkboxes should include properly-associated labels (using the <label> element). Small icons or text, such as previous/next arrows or superscript links for footnotes, should be sufficiently large or combined with adjacent text into a single link.

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