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RE: And Web Sites for All

From: john_slatin <john_slatin@forum.utexas.edu>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 10:58:16 -0500
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To: "'GV@trace.wisc.edu'" <GV@trace.wisc.edu>, "'w3c-wai-gl@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Thanks for forwarding this-- the episode Paul Bonner recounts here took
place in my office a few months ago.  Jonathan, I'm sorry there was no
reference to learning disabilities here.  Maybe we could write to Bonner and
ask him to take a look at LD issues for another column?

John Slatin

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From: Gregg Vanderheiden [mailto:GV@trace.wisc.edu] 
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Gregg Vanderheiden Ph.D.
Ind Engr - Biomed - Trace,  Univ of Wis


-----Original Message-----
From: David L. Jaffe [mailto:jaffe@rrdmail.stanford.edu] 
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 8:25 PM
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Subject: And Web Sites for All

And Web Sites for All
From: PC Magazine - May 7, 2002 
By: Paul Bonner

The complexity of accessible Web design hit home for me one afternoon when I
was sitting in the office of a blind professor at the University of Texas at
Austin, watching as he navigated his screen-reader - equipped browser to the
most popular commerce site on the Web. "Amazon.com," announced the pleasant
voice, "189 links on page." At which point the voice began a torturously
slow recital, reading the "alt" text description of each of those 189 links.

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