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[Irl-dean] learning about web accessibility and universal Design

Mark Magennis Mark.magennis at ncbi.ie
Wed Aug 23 13:14:08 IST 2006


Trace have something worth looking at: http://trace.wisc.edu/world/ 
gen_ud.html

Mark

On 23 Aug 2006, at 12:53, Laurence Veale wrote:

> Hi Donal,
>
> in terms of online resources, the following are also worth a look:
> www.accessify.com
> www.juicystudio.com/
>
> ==========================================
> Laurence Veale
> Analyst
> iQ Content Ltd
> Usability | Accessibility | Training | Search
> Next event: iQ Bootcamp 17-19th October 2006
> http://www.iqcontent.com/events/bootcamp/
>
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> Fax: +353 1 817 0769
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: irl-dean-admin at list.eeng.dcu.ie [mailto:irl-dean- 
> admin at list.eeng.dcu.ie] On Behalf Of drice at nda.ie
> Sent: 23 August 2006 12:36
> To: irl-dean at list.eeng.dcu.ie
> Cc: jdfarragher at eircom.net
> Subject: [Irl-dean] learning about web accessibility and universal  
> Design
>
>
> Folks,
> I was recently contacted by a gentleman with a disability who is  
> interested in learning about Universal Design in general and web  
> accessibility in particular with a view to working from home in  
> this area.  He has a technical background in this area in  
> manufacturing engineering and materials management.  As a first  
> port of call I would recommend the following resources:
> Tutorials:
> http://diveintoaccessibility.org/ by Mark Pilgrim - a good first  
> tutorial to read from beginning to end
> http://webaim.org - lots of good tutorials and technical advice.
>
> Guidelines and legislation
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/ - WAI Homepage
> http://accessIT.nda.ie - the Irish accessibility gudielines
>
> Does anyone on the list know of any other good online course,  
> tutorial or introduction to web accessibility and/or Universal  
> Design that may be of interest to this person?
>
> Regards,
> Dónal Rice
>
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Dr. Mark Magennis
Director of the Centre for Inclusive Technology (CFIT)
National Council for the Blind of Ireland
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