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?
I prepared this article at the request of folks at AT Program News where it will also appear. Thank you to Eliza Anderson for editorial services! About twenty years ago I sat in the basement of the library on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) staring at the… Continue Reading Approaching Accessibility