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Re: Your Favorite Sites Explaining Web Accessibility

From: John S. Britsios <john.britsios@webnauts.net>
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2005 14:38:57 +0100
Message-ID: <438EFCF1.20201@webnauts.net>
To: Glenda L Sims <gsims@austin.utexas.edu>
Cc: Colin Lieberman <clieberman@dralegal.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Colin,

I think you would like to see my web site. There I have also some 
articles and tutorials about accessibility.
http://www.webnauts.net

I hope this helps.

Best wishes,

John S. Britsios
Web Architect & Trainer


Glenda L Sims wrote:

>Colin,  Great question.  I'm in the middle of training Texas High School Teachers about accessibility, so my gang (Knowbility) has been pondering this very question.  My top 3 are:
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>WebAim's Intro to Web Accessibility - http://webaim.org/intro/  (the whole webaim site rocks!)
>Jim Thatcher's Section 508 Tutorial - http://www.jimthatcher.com/webcourse1.htm  
>WebXact - http://webxact.com/
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>Okay...so WebXact isn't the place to start, but the moment you "get it" after seeing the WebAim article and Jim Thatcher's Tutorial...you are dyin' to have a look at your own pages to see what might be wrong.  And WebXact's (Bobby's) links to explain how to solve the problems remind me of "just in time training".  Show me what is wrong on my pages, show me how to solve the problem.  Bingo!  (and while it may be a little like handing a child a loaded gun, it is a fabulous learning tool).  (No, I don't let my kids play with loaded guns!)
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>In my last two trainings with High School teachers, they absolutely lit up when we showed them WebXact.  
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>I can't wait to see your results,
>Glenda
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>glenda sims | ut austin | 512.232.7738 | gsims@austin.utexas.edu | glendathegood.com
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>From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org on behalf of Colin Lieberman
>Sent: Wed 11/30/2005 6:07 PM
>To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>Subject: Your Favorite Sites Explaining Web Accessibility
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>Hi folks.
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>I've been asked to create a list of websites that explain accessibility for the web. The purpose of this list is to provide information to those who know next to nil on the subject. I want to keep it short, probably the 5 best, tops. I thought I'd ask you all what gems you like to point people towards when the need arises.
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>My current three favorites are:
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>The W3C's Introduction to Web Accessibility <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/accessibility.php> 
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>Jim Thatcher's Section 508 Tutorial <http://jimthatcher.com/webcourse1.htm>  and
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>DotNetZone's Top 10 Accessibility Blunders <http://www.dnzone.com/ShowDetail.asp?NewsId=1096> 
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>Many thanks in advance for your input.
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>Colin Lieberman
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>IT Manager
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>Disability Rights Advocates
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>449 15th Street, Suite 303
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>Oakland California  94612
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