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Maximum Accessibility -- book

From: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2004 10:49:30 -0400
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Maximum Accessibility    http://www.webaim.org/products/books/slatin
Making Your Web Site More Usable for Everyone
John M. Slatin, Ph.D. and Sharron Rush
Addison Wesley
Copyright (c) 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN 0-201-77422-4

I'm impressed with this book. Here is the Abbreviated Contents:

Section  1 Accessibility and Why It Matters
   Introduction
   Use Experience: Born to Shop
   Accessibility in Law and Policy
   Grassroots Efforts Support Maximum Accessibility
   User Experience: On the Bus
   The Business Case for Accessibility
   User Experience; Museums on the Web
   User Experience: Text-Only Alternatives

Section 2 Strategies and Techniques for Maximum Accessibility
   Equivalent Alternatives
   Forms of Participation: Designing HTML Forms for Maximum Accessibility
   Creating Accessible Tables
   Toward More Accessible PDFs
   Enhancing Accessibility through Multimedia
   Accessible Use of Scripts, Applets, and Plug-ins
   Supporting Accessibility with Cascading Style Sheets

Appendix A Resources and Tools for Accessible Design

Appendix B Why is Accessibility on the Internet Important

Appendix C Linearized Tables

I had no awareness of the authors:

John M.Slatin, Ph.D., is a leader in the field of Web accessibility. He is a
professor at the University of Texas at Austin, where he founded and directs
the Institute for Technology and Learning. He developed the award-winning
AccessFirst Design Concept and the AccessFirst Design and Usability Studio,
a consultancy that advises organizations on the accessibility of Web sites to
people with disabilities.

Sharron Rush is the cofounder and Executive Director of Knowbility,
(http://www.knowbility.org/main
a nonprofit technology education and advocacy group. Soince 1998, she has 
produced Accessibility Internet Rallies (AIR) throughout the U.S.,
engaging hundreds of Web developers and their companiers in accessibility
issues and producing them with accessible design skills. The Peter F. 
Drucker Foundation, the U.S. Department of Labor, and numerous others have 
recognized these efforts for excellence and innovation.

Regards/Harvey Bingham
http://www.hbingham.com
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