Presentation on theme: "Web Accessibility: Mastering the Essentials for Compliance Annie Bélanger Liam Morland May 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Web Accessibility: Mastering the Essentials for Compliance Annie Bélanger Liam Morland May 2013
The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect. Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web
Types of Impairment & Impacts Vision Hearing Motor Cognitive Photo epilepsy
WCAG 2.0 Conformance Levels A bumpy ramp = Level A It's possible to get in but with effort to get over the bumps. A smooth ramp = Level AA Easier to get in as the bumps have been taken away. A traction ramp = Level AAA Users are assisted with getting in.
Resources uWaterloo Web Accesibility Resources (http://uwaterloo.ca/web- resources/resources/accessibility)http://uwaterloo.ca/web- resources/resources/accessibility WCAG Quick Reference (http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/)http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/ WebAIM (http://webaim.org/)http://webaim.org/ –Simplified WCAG 2.0 list (http://webaim.org/standards/wcag/checklist)http://webaim.org/standards/wcag/checklist
Resources Colour contrast is Level AA, but great early on! –JuicyStudio (colour contrast) website and Firefox extension (http://juicystudio.com/services/luminositycont rastratio.php)http://juicystudio.com/services/luminositycont rastratio.php