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Sunday April 20th, 2014

Web Accessibility Information

 

Resources

Overview

W3C Fact Sheet for "Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0"
http://www.w3.org/1999/05/WCAG-REC-fact
Easy to understand FAQ style information.

2004 Survey on Access Technology in Higher Education
http://staff.washington.edu/tft/athen/
Interesting findings regarding how higher education is addressing assistive technology needs.

Implementation & Design Resources

WebAIM
http://webaim.org/
Articles, videos and information on how to make the web accessible.

W3C Quick tips to make accessible websites
http://www.w3.org/WAI/References/QuickTips/
Including "Quick Tips Reference Cards" ordering information. A great business card sized information sheet to give away.

Applications of Universal Design (University of Washington)
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Resources/udesign.html

Best Practices: Text Equivalents Overview
http://html.cita.uiuc.edu/text/

Accessible Site Design Guide
http://www.anybrowser.org/campaign/abdesign.html

Article: "What Not to Do"
http://www.jimthatcher.com/whatnot.htm

Web Authoring Strategies for Voice Browsers
http://www.hwg.org/opcenter/w3c/voicebrowsers.html

Virtual508.com — Accessible Web Publishing Wizard for Microsoft Office
http://cmos-eng.rehab.uiuc.edu/ppt/
Converts Word, Excel or PowerPoint to accessible HTML with CSS.

Multimedia Accessibility Resources

Software for Creating Captions
http://www.webaim.org/techniques/captions/software.php

Adding & editing captions for YouTube videos
http://www.google.com/support/youtube/bin/answer.py?answer=100077

CaptionTube
http://captiontube.appspot.com/
Free service to help add captions to YouTube videos

UCI Campus Resources

Office for Disability Services
http://www.disability.uci.edu/

  • Robert Espero, Technology Coordindator
    ods@uci.edu, (949) 824-7494

Web Accessibility Blog
http://blogs.uci.edu/webaccessibility/

Web Accessibility from Disability Services Center
http://disability.uci.edu/accessibility/web.html

UCOP Resources

Information about the AMP Web Accessibility Testing Tool– it’s available to everyone at UC
http://www.ucop.edu/irc/itaccessibility/resources/tools.html

Guidelines for Content Developers
http://www.ucop.edu/irc/itaccessibility/resources/contentdev.html

Quick Reference Guide for Web Developers (PDF)
http://www.ucop.edu/irc/itaccessibility/resources/documents/itaccess_webdev.pdf

Instructions for Creating Accessible PDFs using Word on the PC or Mac
http://www.ucop.edu/irc/itaccessibility/resources/creatingpdfs.html

Guide to Creating Transcripts and Captions (under Tools and Testing)
http://www.ucop.edu/irc/itaccessibility/resources/caption_guide.html

Announcement of the IT Accessibility Champions
http://www.ucop.edu/irc/itaccessibility/resources/

Recommended Reading

[Book Cover] Web Accessibility for People With Disabilities (R & D Developer Series)
by Michael G. Paciello
ISBN: 1929629087, Paperback: 392 pages
[Book Cover] Constructing Accessible Web Sites
by Jim Thatcher, et al
ISBN: 1904151000, Paperback: 400 pages

Presentations @ UCI

OIT/AdCom presentation at TechnoExpo 2008
Quick overview of web accessibility suggestions, presented by Natalie Godfrey (AdCom) and Ray Vadnais (OIT) in February, 2008.

More Resources

Google Search: Section 508
http://www.google.com/search?q=section+508

W3C References on Web Accessibility
http://www.w3.org/WAI/References/

Access-Board.gov
http://www.access-board.gov/508.htm
Technical Assistance to Ensure Successful Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.