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Thursday July 24th, 2014

Web Accessibility Information




W3C Fact Sheet for "Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0"
Easy to understand FAQ style information.

2004 Survey on Access Technology in Higher Education
Interesting findings regarding how higher education is addressing assistive technology needs.

Implementation & Design Resources

Articles, videos and information on how to make the web accessible.

W3C Quick tips to make accessible websites
Including "Quick Tips Reference Cards" ordering information. A great business card sized information sheet to give away.

Applications of Universal Design (University of Washington)

Best Practices: Text Equivalents Overview

Accessible Site Design Guide

Article: "What Not to Do"

Web Authoring Strategies for Voice Browsers — Accessible Web Publishing Wizard for Microsoft Office
Converts Word, Excel or PowerPoint to accessible HTML with CSS.

Multimedia Accessibility Resources

Software for Creating Captions

Adding & editing captions for YouTube videos

Free service to help add captions to YouTube videos

UCI Campus Resources

Office for Disability Services

  • Robert Espero, Technology Coordindator, (949) 824-7494

Web Accessibility Blog

Web Accessibility from Disability Services Center

UCOP Resources

Information about the AMP Web Accessibility Testing Tool– it’s available to everyone at UC

Guidelines for Content Developers

Quick Reference Guide for Web Developers (PDF)

Instructions for Creating Accessible PDFs using Word on the PC or Mac

Guide to Creating Transcripts and Captions (under Tools and Testing)

Announcement of the IT Accessibility Champions

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

W3C References on Web Accessibility
Technical Assistance to Ensure Successful Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.