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EASI Interview on Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines available

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 00:33:50 -0400
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WAI Interest Group:

Norm Coombs has just announced an interview that he and Dick Banks did
recently on WAI's Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines.

Information follows, and this interview is available in multiple formats on
the http://www.easi.cc Web site -- along with a lot of other good material.


- Judy

>Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 20:12:23 -0700
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>Subject: Webcast Interview with Judy Brewer of the Web Accessibility
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>EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information) webcast interview with Judy
>Brewer of the Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium:
>http://easi.cc and select either webcasts or select site index
>Judy Brewer from the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility
>Initiative discusses its efforts to set standards for web authoring tools.
>Judy said:
>We actually have a trilogy of guidelines that address Web accessibility and,
>as you said, the one that most people are familiar with is the Web content
>accessibility guidelines which explain how to make a Web site accessible for
>people with disabilities.
>However this interview focused on guidelines for web authoring tools!
>This and all previous webcasts are transcribed for the Deaf.  They are also
>kept indefinitely in our online webcasts archive.
>http://easi.cc and select webcasts
>The Web Accessibility Initiative has a wealth of information, resources and
>training at its web site: http://w3.org/wai
>WebAIM is a LAAP grant project providing web accessibility training online
>and onsite: http://webaim.org
>EASI has been active in training web designers on accessibility since
>before the creation of WAI and we have reached several thousand
>participants in more than four dozen countries.  We really appreciate WAI's
>providing these widely accepted guidelines which are central to our online
>and onsite training.  Having this solid, technical set of guidelines makes
>teaching web accessibility easier and better:
>Registration fees and registration at: http://easi.cc/workshop.htm

Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
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