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

drice at nda.ie drice at nda.ie
Tue Aug 29 09:57:38 IST 2006

Hi All,
thanks to everyone who has contributed to this thread on on-line tutorials 
on web accessibility and Universal Design. 

There has been a little confusion during this thread caused by a 
cross-posting.  I have collated all the relevant postings below.  They 
make a good set of tutorials for the newbie (and not so newbie).

Dónal Rice said:
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 

Laurence Veale said :
in terms of online resources, the following are also worth a look:

Mark Magennis said:
Trace have something worth looking at: http://trace.wisc.edu/world/

Paul Walsh said:
There's also the W3C UK & Ireland Web site

Barry McMullin said:
Wikipedia is worth a look, here:

While one might quibble with some of the information provided,
wikipedia has the special advantage that anyone who wishes to can
contribute to improving it.

For what it is worth, my own personal set of "e-accessibility"
related web bookmarks is available here:

Dónal Rice

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