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RE: cognitive accessibility at Philadelphia hackathon

From: Rochford, John <john.rochford@umassmed.edu>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:34:27 +0000
To: Steve Lee <steve@opendirective.com>, Deborah Dahl <dahl@conversational-technologies.com>
CC: public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
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Lisa would know better than I, but I don't think our task force is ready to produce guidelines for developers. I suggest you refer them to WebAIM's Cognitive Accessibility Checklist at http://wave.webaim.org/cognitive, or create for them a less-overwhelming subset of its recommendations.


-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Lee [mailto:steve@opendirective.com] 
Sent: Friday, March 13, 2015 11:31 AM
To: Deborah Dahl
Cc: public-cognitive-a11y-tf
Subject: Re: cognitive accessibility at Philadelphia hackathon


As Hackathons are largely practical it might be good to focus on those
areas with better developed techniques. However that doesn't leave a
lot of scope so you could back up with other areas that need work.
Perhaps people there know something useful?
Steve Lee
OpenDirective http://opendirective.com

On 13 March 2015 at 15:27, Deborah Dahl
<dahl@conversational-technologies.com> wrote:
> Fyi, I’ve been invited to speak about cognitive accessibility at this cool
> accessibility hackathon in Philadelphia.
> http://www.evohax.com/

> Any thoughts or suggestions for ideas to emphasize from the task force work
> are very welcome.
> I’ll report back on how it went and what kinds of applications the students
> come up with.

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