Probably the most common accessibility error found on websites and digital documents is the absence of an Alternative Description for images and other “objects.” The Alternative Description – sometimes called the “ALT tag” – is a piece of meta code that provides information about the image so that people with… Continue Reading Alternative Descriptions comes to Twitter
A year or so ago, I was meeting with a group of disability coordinators from the state college system and I was speaking about new and exciting assistive technologies and services that were just over the horizon. I mentioned some “chatter” I had been reading about, something that Google was… Continue Reading Will ‘ALT Tags’ soon be a thing of the past?
Pardon the title of this posting, but apparently, it did get your attention. I held an informal training program a few years ago about how to create PowerPoint presentations that were engaging, accessible and professional-looking. I decided to make my point more dramatic by showing a couple of clips of… Continue Reading Presentations that don’t suck