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Re: eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities

From: Steve Lee <steve@opendirective.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:54:44 +0000
Message-ID: <CAEsWMvTYDmvsRn7EEThU59cgHgtR39kB83oxOgmbwPa3cbLuwA@mail.gmail.com>
To: EA Draffan <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: "Rochford, John" <john.rochford@umassmed.edu>, public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Stefan from FunkaNu is part of Poseidon and hopefully will be joining us soon


Steve Lee
OpenDirective http://opendirective.com


On 26 January 2015 at 20:25, EA Draffan <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> John thank you so much for that insight and yes the time is right hopefully.  Gill Witney has also just sent me an email about the Poseidon project - supporting technology inclusion for those with Down's Syndrome http://www.poseidon-project.org/?page_id=45
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> Best wishes
> E.A.
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> Mrs E.A. Draffan
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rochford, John [mailto:john.rochford@umassmed.edu]
> Sent: 26 January 2015 13:22
> To: EA Draffan; public-cognitive-a11y-tf
> Subject: RE: eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities
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> Hi E.A.,
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> I attended a presentation by Mr. Blanck, and met him, in October when I spoke at the 14th Annual Coleman Institute Conference. I am reading the eQuality book now. Its beginning describes legal cases indirectly-relevant to cognitive web accessibility. It cites my www.clearhelper.org website as one of its sources.
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> All this makes me feel that cognitive web accessibility is finally becoming popular, and that I am in the thick of it. Of course, every member of our task force is as well. Congratulations go to all of us, and especially to Lisa.
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> John
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: EA Draffan [mailto:ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk]
> Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2015 7:16 PM
> To: public-cognitive-a11y-tf
> Subject: eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities
>
> I have just stumbled across the URL for the book "eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities"   by Peter Blanck - due to be published February 2015 http://www.cambridge.org/mx/academic/subjects/law/socio-legal-studies/equality-struggle-web-accessibility-persons-cognitive-disabilities
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> He has written a paper as well  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bsl.2101/pdf
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> I am sure you know about it but just in case it is a reference that has been missed.
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>
> Best wishes
> E.A.
>
> Mrs E.A. Draffan
> WAIS, ECS , University of Southampton
> Mobile +44 (0)7976 289103
> http://access.ecs.soton.ac.uk
> UK AAATE rep http://www.aaate.net/
> http://www.emptech.info
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Lee [mailto:steve@opendirective.com]
> Sent: 22 January 2015 13:32
> To: public-cognitive-a11y-tf
> Subject: Draft WCAG for mobile techniques
>
> Something to keep an eye on
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> https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/mobile-a11y-tf/wiki/New_WCAG_2.0_Techniques
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> from
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> https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/mobile-a11y-tf/wiki/Draft_WCAG_Techniques
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> Steve Lee
> OpenDirective http://opendirective.com
>
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