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

Paul Walsh, Segala paul at segala.com
Wed Aug 23 23:45:40 IST 2006

Hi, can you please get in touch with our head of accessibility operations,
Adrian McMahon,  <mailto:Adrian at segala.com> Adrian at segala.com. If anyone
else knows of people looking for work please point them in our direction. 


If we’re not looking for new staff now we will be very soon.






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


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
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? 

Dónal Rice 

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