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Re: Proposals for imporved accessibility

From: Neil Milliken <n_milliken@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:33:08 +0000
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To: lisa.seeman <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>
CC: public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Looks good.

Kind regards,

Neil 
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> On 27 Mar 2014, at 16:29, "lisa.seeman" <lisa.seeman@zoho.com> wrote:
> 
> I wanted to add 2 more suggestions to the "potentials for inclusion" section of the Wiki
> 
> 1. Interoperable symbol set codes for Non Vocal people. Products for people who are non vocal often use symbolys to help users comunicate. These symbols are in fact peoples language.
> Unfortuatly many of these symbols are both subject to copy write AND not interoprabel. That means end-users can only use one device, and can not use apps or AT from a different company.
> I was thinking that if we made an open set of symbol codes for these symbol sets, then they can be interoproble. That means the end use could buy the symbols and use them across diffrent devices or applications. They would still be proprietary but they would also be interoperable.
> 
> 2. There should be a standard way to get an operator  in Voice ML systems (like phone menus). For example pressing 0 could always take you to a human operator. Although not all systems will conform, at least vital services could have useable phone service for people with low working memory and other cognitive disabilities.
> 
> Other ideas from the last few calls included biometrics for capture and security (with a choice/options)
> 
> 
> All the best
> 
> Lisa Seeman
> 
> Athena ICT Accessibility Projects 
> LinkedIn, Twitter
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ---- On Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:46:39 +0200 lisa.seeman<lisa.seeman@zoho.com> wrote ---- 
> 
> Hi Folks
> 
> I have made a initial schedule until the end of April, for people to present their user group findings (hopefully on the wiki) and technolgy reviews. If you need more time let me know as soon as possible. If you are stuck let me know and I can add a person to your subgroup.
> 
> They are:
> Monday  31 March:
> Liddy on ISO
> Possibly review of GPII by Gregg Vanderheiden
> Aging and dementia  (Katie, Elle Waters and Mary Jo)
> Proposals for improved accessibility
> Monday 7th April
> Down Syndrome (John Folit Debra Ruh) 
> Non Verbal (Joseph O Conner and Kinshuk) 
> Cognitive labels and tags - Jim Allan
> Dyslexia (Lisa Seeman with Cynthia Shelly)
> Monday 14 th April
> ADD / ADHD (Barry Johnson,  Suzanne Taylor, Katherine Mancuso, and Michel Fitos)
> Asphasia (Deborah Dahl, Avi Gloden)
> Review of APPL by Suzanne Taylor
> Monday 21 th April
> Autism (Mark Sadecki, Suzanne Taylor, Elle Waters and Katherine Mancuso: 
> ARIA overview by Cynthia Shelly
> Edits on  Dyscalculia
> Edits on Aging and dementia
> Monday 28 th April
> CSS by Tim Boland and review of feasibility of  PTSD
> Edits on Down Syndrom, Non-verbal
> Review of proposals for improved accessibility
> Review of  RDFA   by Lisa Seeman
> We still need reviews for more technologies, including Web components, Voice ML,  and annotations.
> 
> All the best
> 
> Lisa Seeman
> 
> Athena ICT Accessibility Projects
> LinkedIn, Twitter
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ---- On Sun, 09 Mar 2014 09:50:57 +0200 <lisa.seeman@zoho.com> wrote ---- 
> 
> Note that the time has changed in some countries 
> 
> What:    The Cognitive Accessibility Task Force Teleconference 
> When:    Monday 10th March
> UTC (GMT)-time: Monday, March 10, 2014 at 16:00:00
> 11am Austin time
> 12pm Boston and New York 
> 4 pm GMT London 
> 6 pm IST Israel 
> 
> Please verify the correct time of this meeting in your time zone using the Fixed Time Clock at: 
> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=The+Cognitive+Accessibility+Task+Force+%28Weekly+Call%29&iso=20140310T12&p1=43&ah=1
> 
> 
> Call Details
> Dial the W3C Zakim bridge at: +1.617.761.6200 (This is a U.S. number). 
> 
> You should be asked for a pass code, 
> This is 
> 2642 
> (coga) 
> 
> 
> Other Information (less important)
> 
> SIP:
> If you have SIP you can call  sip: zakim@voip.w3.org 
> The pass code is the same as for the normal phone.
> 
> Instructions for connecting using SIP: 
> http://www.w3.org/2006/tools/wiki/Zakim-SIP 
> Place for users to contribute additional VoIP tips. 
> http://www.w3.org/2006/tools/wiki/Zakim-SIP-tips 
> 
> 
> During the conference you can manage your participation with Zakim 
> commands as follows: 
> 61# to mute yourself 
> 60# to unMute yourself 
> 41# to raise your hand (enter speaking queue) 
> 40# to lower your hand (exit speaking queue) 
> 
> The system acknowledges these commands with a rapid, three-tone 
> confirmation. Mobile phone users especially should use the mute 
> function 
> if they don't have a mute function in their phone. But the hand-raising 
> function is a good idea for anyone not using IRC. 
> 
> IRC access 
> 
> An IRC channel will be available. The server is 
> irc.w3.org, 
> The port number is 6665 (Note this is not the normal default) and 
> The channel is #coga.
> 
> 
> Preliminary Agenda 
> 
> Meeting:The Cognitive Accessibility Task Force Teleconference 
> Chair: Lisa_Seeman
> 
> agenda: this 
> agenda+ preview agenda 
> agenda+ Set scribe
> agenda+ Any new issues and  introductions
> agenda+ CSUN and WCAG. No meeting next week.
> agenda+ Aging 
> agenda+ Review of other work done 
> agenda+ Actions
> agenda+ be done 
> 
> 
> Resource: For Reference 
> Home Page:    http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/cognitive-a11y-tf/
> Work Statement: http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/cognitive-a11y-tf/work-statement
> Email Archive:    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-cognitive-a11y-tf/
> Wiki Main Page:  http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/cognitive-a11y-tf/wiki/Main_Page
> Wiki Gap Analysis: http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/cognitive-a11y-tf/wiki/Gap_Analysis
> 
> 
> * Some helpful Scribing and Participation Tips 
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/wiki/Teleconference_cheat_sheet 
> 
> 
> - For more on W3C use of IRC see: 
> http://www.w3.org/Project/IRC/ 
> 
> All the best
> 
> Lisa Seeman
> 
> Athena ICT Accessibility Projects
> LinkedIn, Twitter
> 
> 
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