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Re: Down syndrome techniques

From: Debra Ruh Global <debra@ruhglobal.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:19:38 -0500
Cc: "lisa.seeman" <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>, public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
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To: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Thanks Richard. These are excellent points. This is my first time doing a techniques document. So  I appreciate this good feedback and will incorporate it all in next version I know you asked some questions but I am going to answer via the draft. If that is okay. Thanks again, Debra 

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> On Mar 2, 2015, at 10:57 AM, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Debra, 
> 
> Does reading level and/or vocabulary come into play?
> 
> Also you talk about keeping the main information in the top left for left to right languages. What about rich internet applications where there are regions of the page of importance? Today, static documents are often foun in the middle of pages with navigation sections on the left, banners on the top, etc. How should that be structured or accessed? Is it preferred that things be linearized by region?
> 
> I am also reading this:
> 
> "·	the message is clear
> 
> ·	extraneous information is removed
> ·	one message is delivered at a time
> ·	Key points are separated out
> ·	Lists and bullet points are used
> ·	Order of statements is logical
> ·	Repeat important points to aid in comprehension"
> 
> Is it preferred that we use text emphasis for important points by visually calling the text out?
> 
> Thanks,
> Rich
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Rich Schwerdtfeger
> 
> <graycol.gif>Debra Ruh ---03/02/2015 08:59:55 AM---Hope CSUN attendees have a wonderful time.  I have created the first draft of the Down syndrome tech
> 
> From:	Debra Ruh <debra@ruhglobal.com>
> To:	"lisa.seeman" <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>
> Cc:	public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
> Date:	03/02/2015 08:59 AM
> Subject:	Down syndrome techniques
> 
> 
> 
> Hope CSUN attendees have a wonderful time.  I have created the first draft of the Down syndrome techniques.  I would appreciate comments and suggestions for improvement.  Thank you, Debra
> 
> Debra Ruh
> Ruh Global Communications
> Global Accessibility and Disability Inclusion Strategist
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> 
> On Mon, Mar 2, 2015 at 8:17 AM, lisa.seeman <lisa.seeman@zoho.com> wrote:
> 
> Reminder - no call today because of csun
> 
> All the best
> 
> Lisa Seeman
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