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Re: NIDRR and Accessibility

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 10:44:30 -0500
Message-Id: <4.3.1.2.20010418104343.028720c8@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: jimallan@tsbvi.edu, WAI-EO <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
It is probably even more depressing, since bobby only checks for about 25% 
of the potential accessibility problems.

Jon


At 05:27 PM 4/17/2001 -0500, Jim Allan wrote:
>FYI
>
>Jim Allan, Webmaster & Statewide Technical Support Specialist
>Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
>1100 W. 45th St., Austin, Texas 78756
>voice 512.206.9315    fax: 512.206.9264  http://www.tsbvi.edu/
>"I see the Earth. It is so beautiful."--
>first words spoken by human in space.
>[Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin, from the Vostok 1, April 12, 1961.]
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: cedmonds@governor.state.tx.us
>[mailto:cedmonds@governor.state.tx.us]
>Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 4:23 PM
>To: techlunch@smartgroups.com
>Subject: [techlunch] FYI - Charts
>
>
>I was looking at a study that a disability research organization did on the
>website
>access of groups that got federal research grant money through NIDRR
>(National
>Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, an arm of the
>Department of
>
>Education):
>
>http://www.ncddr.org/du/success/
>
>The findings were actually pretty depressing, but I think they did a pretty
>good
>  job of
>showcasing the use of the "d" tag to show how charts can be made accessible:
>
>http://www.ncddr.org/du/success/2webaccess.html
>

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
MC-574
College of Applied Life Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL  61820

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