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Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Government for All: Including People with Disabilities Shadi Abou-Zahra W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) “Leading the Web to its full potential” Initiated and directed by Tim Berners-Lee International, vendor-neutral consortium Multi-stakeholder, consensus process Develops open and royalty-free standards: HTML, CSS, XML, SVG, SMIL,...
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) W3C Internationally
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) The Web of Today
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Develops strategies, guidelines, and resources to make the Web accessible for people with disabilities: Accessibility support in W3C technologies Guidelines for implementing accessibility Methods for evaluating web accessibility Conducting education and outreach Coordinating with research and development
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Barriers on the Web Web accessibility barriers for people with hearing, movement, sight, and cognitive disabilities include: Images, video, audio with no alternative text Layout and font do not expand and shrink well Controls can not be used by keyboard alone Inconsistent and overly complex navigation No user control, no language identification,...
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Relevance of Web Accessibility The Web has become an essential medium for: news, information, commerce, entertainment, education, employment, workplace interaction, civic participation, government services, … Access to information, including on the Web, has been recognized as human right by the UN.
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Business Benefits Web accessibility benefits many more users: People with ageing-related limitations People with low literacy or computer skills People experiencing temporal limitations Limiting situational or external influences Reduced bandwidth or processing power Mobile technologies and access devices Fact: up to 65% of the population can benefit from accessibility features (source: Microsoft Research)
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Essential Components
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Accessibility Standards W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) develops: ATAG – Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/atag UAAG – User Agent Accessibility Guidelines http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/uaag WCAG – Web Content Accessibility Guidelines http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Implementation Steps Steps needed to successfully implement accessibility: Awareness raising and educating all stakeholders Development of policies and implementation plans Translation of standards and educational resources Providing trainings and capacity building programs Conformance assessment and progress monitoring Fact: solutions exist, it is a matter of adopting them.
Copyright © 2009 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Thank You Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C/WAI Activity Lead, WAI International Program Office http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright © 2012 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Web Accessibility Now Shadi Abou-Zahra W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Inclusive learning through technology Damien French.
W3C WAI update Dr Scott Hollier OZeWAI INTRODUCTION Overview of the W3C Australian W3C presence Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Working group.
Developed with material from W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) IMPORTANT: Instructions Please read carefully the Instructions for.
IMPORTANT: Instructions Please read carefully the Instructions for the "Web Accessibility for Older Users" Presentation at
Web Accessibility 101 Terrill Thompson Technology Accessibility Specialist University of Washington
Web and Mobile Accessibility in Health Information Technology Judy Brewer World Wide Web Consortium Web Accessibility Initiative Interagency Committee.
Standards & Accessibility DMFD. Digital Media: Communication and DesignF2007 Comments Homepage Requirement: include photo in index.html (today’s.
Here is some selected material from a presentation at the "I Invent the Future” Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2007
Copyright © 2012 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) Managing Website Accessibility Conformance Shadi Abou-Zahra W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Jeanne Spellman W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) W3C/WAI Standards for Creating and Displaying Accessible Web Content eAccessibility.
Web Accessibility Talyah Aviran Head of UI team. 2 What is Accessibility? What is accessibility to the Web and why is it important? Impact of the Web.
A centre of expertise in digital information managementwww.ukoln.ac.uk Accessibility and Usability For Web Sites: An Introduction to Web Accessibility.
Web Accessibility for Older Users Andrew Arch Web Accessibility and Ageing Specialist W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Introduction to Web Accessibility. What is Web Accessibility Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can use the Web Disabilities including.
What year was the World Wide Web invented? 1989, by Tim Berners-Lee What year was the Internet developed? Can be traced back to 1958 — the year that.
Dynamically Generated Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) for Barrier-free Web-Applications Kerstin Altmanninger Wolfram Wöß
IMPORTANT: Instructions Please read carefully the Instructions for the "Benefits of WCAG 2" Presentation at
Cooperation & Competition in building the Web, « the universe of network-accessible information » Jean-François Abramatic Chief Product Officer ILOG.
Web Content Accessibility Leila Styer Washington State University CAHNRS/Computer Resource Unit rev. November 2006.
Web Accessibility Digital Inclusion Divison 27 June 2013 Office of the Government Chief Information Officer.
Copyright © 2012 W3C (MIT, ERCIM, Keio) BAD: Before and After Demo Shadi Abou-Zahra W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
NOTE: Much of this presentation is outdated. For new material, see “WCAG 2 Presentations” at presentations/WCAG20/ Overview.
IMPORTANT: Instructions Please read carefully the Instructions for the "Components of Web Accessibility" Presentation and Step-by-Step Guide ww.w3.org/WAI/presentations/components/
Website Accessibility Testing. Why consider accessibility People with disabilities – Visual, Hearing, Physical, Cognitive (learning, reading, attention.
International Telecommunication Union Committed to connecting the world ITU/EBU Workshop Accessibility to Broadcasting and IPTV ACCESS for ALL, 23 – 24.
An Overview 1 Pamela Harrod, DMS 546/446 Presentation, March 17, 2008.
Unlocking Potential Web Site Accessibility: Too Difficult To Implement? Brian Kelly, UKOLN David Sloan, University of Dundee Dr Neil Witt, University of.
WEB ACCESSABILITY Web Accessibility in Reality. List of Content Background –What is the issue? Moving on –How can me learn more? Some QuickTips –What.
Incorporating the End User’s Experience in Healthcare IT Carol Bradley, Disability Access/504 Officer.
Web Accessibility John Rochford UMMS Shriver Center Director, INDEX Program Rich Caloggero WGBH National Center for Accessible Media MIT Adaptive Technology.
From Disabled to Abled Web Today and Tomorrow’s Solution Kenneth Lau December 6, 2002.
Universal Accessibility in Web Survey Design: Practical Guidelines for Implementation 2010 FedCASIC Conference March 18, 2010 Holly H. Matulewicz ● Jeff.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview Copyright © World Wide Web Consortium, (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institut National de.
Evolution of Web Accessibility Meenakshi Sripal COMS E6125.
Accessibility of services on the web. Table of contents Statistics Definitions Different kinds of disabilities Solutions for accessibility.
Web Accessibility Web Services Office of Communications.
ITU Europe and CIS Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities Odessa, Ukraine, 1-2 November 2010 Dónal Rice.
Accessibility: Making documents for everyone Tricia Drury DHS Disability Services Division Sept. 30, 2014 Link to presentation:
Summary of “Towards Mobile Accessibility for Older People: A User Centered Evaluation” HCC 741 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND ACCESSIBILITY FALL 2014 HYE-KYUNG.
Rethinking Web Services Accessibility as a main factor 12 December 2013 Claudio Morgia, IT Chief, UNECE.
NKU Professional & Organizational Development Center Sean Ringey Web Educational Development Coordinator.
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