From the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT): The Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA) The year 2018 closed with the passage of the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (21C-IDEA) in December, which promises to make federal websites more accessible, user friendly, and secure. This new law requires federal agencies to modernize… Continue Reading New law promises to make federal websites more accessible
The W3C – World Wide Web Consortia – has created a community group to systematically test and document assistive technologies use of ARIA and HTML5 accessibility features in web applications. W3C membership is NOT needed to participate in the community group. How WAI-ARIA is supported by assistive technologies, such as screen readers, is… Continue Reading Group formed to test and document assistive technologies
Answer: The 5,000 pound gorilla in the back of the room. From Wikipedia: “Audio description, also referred to as a video description, described video, or more precisely called a visual description, is an additional narration track intended primarily for blind and visually impaired consumers of visual media (including television and… Continue Reading What is audio description?