[thelist] Accessible Design. Was: Tips/Tricks/Tidbits... what do you add?

Matt Warden mwarden at gmail.com
Tue Nov 7 16:14:19 CST 2006

On 11/7/06, Micky Hulse <micky at ambiguism.com> wrote:
> I personally have never met a blind person... is that the one disability
> that we are really catering to when making pages more "accessible"?

Yes, because this is the most difficult group to accommodate.

> Or, is it the screen-reader software that is dictating the direction
> accessible design should head? If so, what kind of guidelines do the
> screen reader software developers follow?

You aren't asking for standards, are you? The screen reader situation
is quite the mess. Supposedly the new version of JAWS is making some
steps in the right direction.

Matt Warden
Cleveland, OH, USA

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