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Re: Strategies for Disabled People

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 16:28:41 -0400
Message-Id: <199907292053.QAA171323@relay.interim.iamworld.net>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
At 02:35 PM 7/29/99 -0400, Anne Pemberton wrote:
>	Among those who depend on sound for input, there are those depend on
>graphics while listening, and those who do better when they are without
>visual distractions while listening. Some auditory folks need to say what
>they are learning as well as listen or read.
>
>	Strategy Two, then is to insure that sound is available on the web site.
>Depending on text to speech is a beginning, but not the all. Music and
>sounds related to the content should be available. If the site is for
>learning as well as information, providing a voice input would be excellent
>for aiding those who need to say what they are learning to learn it. 

I just want to thank you for raising this karaoke image.  It's not just for
learning lessons; it could be a good attention sustainer as well.  Lots of
dialog-based games come to mind. 

I hadn't been thinking about that angle.

Al
Received on Thursday, 29 July 1999 16:53:14 GMT

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