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[Fwd: Additonal Tool: Mozilla/Firefox Accessibility Extension] & [Fwd: Corrections Illinois Accessibility Web Publishing Wizard for Microsoft Office]

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 06:52:33 -0500
Message-ID: <43144881.20802@w3.org>
To: jongund@uiuc.edu, wai-eo-editors <wai-eo-editors@w3.org>
Cc: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>

Hi, Jon,

I'm forwarding your messages to wai-eo-editors & CCing Shadi, the document editor.

A couple of notes:
* Shadi & EOWG are revising this page, along with other pages in the Evaluation Resource Suite. Shadi may hold off on edits and additions until the new pages are complete this fall.
* Most WAI pages have at the bottom the e-mail address where comments should be sent. More about sending "Feedback on Specific Documents" is at:
	http://www.w3.org/WAI/contacts.html#documents

Best,
~ Shawn


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Corrections Illinois Accessibility Web Publishing Wizard for Microsoft Office
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 10:30:21 -0500
From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
CC: <team-site-design@w3.org>

Shawn,

Here are some corrections to the page:
"Evaluation, Repair, and Transformation Tools for Web Content
Accessibility"

http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/existingtools.html

I think this should also be placed in the "Filter and
Transformation Tools" section of the page, instead of "Repair
Tools".

CURRENT CONTENT:

"Powerpoint Accessibility Wizard
>From Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services,
University of Illinois. "Accessibility Wizard simplifies the
task of converting PowerPoint presentations to text pure HTML
... and automates much of the conversion of Power Point
Presentations to an HTML format that includes required
accessibility information." (20 April 2001)."

CHANGE TO:

Illinois Accessible Web Publishing Wizard for Microsoft Office
http://www.accessiblewizards.uiuc.edu

The Wizard is designed to create highlighly accessible HTML
versions of Microsoft Word and Powerpoint documents that meet
or exceed Section 508 and W3C WCAG 1.0 Double-A accessibility
requirements.  The Wizard is designed to be used by people
with a wide range of web development experience and knowledge
of web technologies, from professional web developers to
instructors and office workers who are just learning how to
create web based instructional materials.  In addition to
supporting accessibility standards the Wizard produces xhtml
and CSS that comply with W3C standards for interoperability to
support a wide range of web technologies, including pervasive
computing technologies like cell phones, personal digital
assistants and other text browsing technologies.

[signature block removed - slh]

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Additonal Tool: Mozilla/Firefox Accessibility  Extension
Resent-Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 15:39:01 +0000
Resent-From: team-site-design@w3.org
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 10:38:42 -0500
From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
CC: team-site-design@w3.org


Mozilla/Firefox Accessibility Extension
http://cita.disability.uiuc.edu/software/mozilla

The Mozilla/Firefox Accessibility Extension adds features to
Mozilla or Firefox to make it easier for people with
disabilities to view and navigate web content. The extension
can be used by people with disabilities to navigate the
structure of a HTML web resource. It can be used by authors to
check their structural markup and styling to make sure it
provides functional accessibility to people with disabilities.
The extension helps authors test their use of structural
markup to help people with disabilities view the main topics
of a web resource (H1-H6), find collections of related links,
and navigate links. The extension also makes it easy to check
and apply alternative styling of a web resource by making it
easy turn off author style sheets, apply high contrast and
user stylesheets, and increase and decrease text size.  The
extension also provide new keyboard commands to navigate
document structure for people who cannot or have difficulty
using the mouse.




Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Director of IT Accessibility Services
Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES)
and 
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Disability Resources and Education Services (DRES)

Voice: (217) 244-5870
Fax: (217) 333-0248

E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu

WWW: http://cita.rehab.uiuc.edu/
WWW: https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/jongund/www/
Received on Tuesday, 30 August 2005 11:52:46 GMT

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