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Design Principle 9 - The Sequel ...

From: McSorley, Jan <Jan.McSorley@pearson.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 09:54:19 -0500
Message-ID: <CAFuJ5sNjcT8PSz4L1o=7wZABpGXZedgrwcuhTmd9HjKRzTLd2Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silver TF <public-silver@w3.org>
Hi Everyone,

Today's meeting went a bit over time and some additional concerns were
raised about the wording of design principle #9.  Here's my attempt to
capture all of the concerns, so let's spend a bit of time reviewing this by
email to see if we can come to agreement early in our Friday meeting.
Here's the current wording from today's meeting with a few tweaks ... hack

Be data-informed and evidence-based where possible.  We recognize that
> research and evidence are influenced by the number of people with a
> particular disability, by the size of the body of research, and by the
> difficulty in capturing data regarding some disabilities or combination of
> disabilities.  The intent is to make informed decisions wherever possible
> to ensure that the needs of all people with disabilities are prioritized
> equally, including individualized needs that differ from the majority. In
> situations where there is no evidence or research, valid data-gathering
> methods should be used to obtain information from advocacy groups, people
> with lived experience and other subject matter experts.

Jan McSorley
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