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Re: idea for issue papers to contain all the recommendations

From: Andy Heath <andyheath@axelafa.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:43:13 +0100
To: "lisa.seeman" <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>, public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>, Jeanne Spellman <jspellman@paciellogroup.com>
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Any thoughts about timescales/schedules for these ?


On 10/08/2017 17:44, lisa.seeman wrote:
> Hi Folks
> On call today we did not have a quorum but we did have a good chat. We 
> did not want our content that we submitted for WCAG to be lost, that 
> would be a shame.
> There will be a supplement but there is no guaranty that everything we 
> want will be in it or that we would like the format. So we thought of 
> making a seriesof issue papers that deal with the different main ideas 
> and would contain all the recommendations in a clear format and when 
> taken together we are proving the full picture.
>   examples of this issue papers series  could be
>  1. *Help as many users as possible understand *
>  2. *Helping the use  know how to use content*.
>  3. *Prevent the user from making mistakes and make it easy to correct
>     mistakes when they do occur.*
>  4. *Help the user focus and restore context if attention is lost*.
>     Items like breadcrumbs can help orientate the user and help the user
>     restore the context when it is lost. (Making breadcrumbs clickable
>     can also help the user undo mistakes.)
>  5. *Minimize the cognitive skills required to use the content* and
>     avoid barriers that stop people with cognitive disabilities from
>     using content, such as hard to use security mechanisms. When
>     possible, provide more accessible options.
>  6. *Examples of building supporting applications,* such as navigation ,
>     bots, GO fencing,
>  7. *Building a process* that is inclusive for people with
>     cognitive disabilities
>  8. U*ser testing* for cognitive disabilities
>  9. *User agents support for cognitive disabilities*
> I think this would also give a lot of support for silver and content can 
> be reused for a supplement.
> What do you think? Should other issue papers be added?
> All the best
> Lisa Seeman
> LinkedIn <http://il.linkedin.com/in/lisaseeman/>, Twitter 
> <https://twitter.com/SeemanLisa>

Andy Heath : andyheath@axelafa.com : http://axelafa.com
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