RE: CFC - Accessible Authentication and issue responses (-1, objection)

Hi All,

-1 for me.

Recalling and transcribing information involve working memory. People with cognitive disabilities suffer from deficits in short term and long term working memory. They cannot even copy information because, by the time they look away from the input field, look at the info, then look back to the input field, they have forgotten the information.

For empirical evidence, see “Clinical Assessment, Computerized Methods, and Instrumentation<,+Computerized+Methods,+and+Instrumentation+%2BMaarse&ots=Af_VcE3m6C&sig=5bhGxDliGUes9JP_eaTi-oN2n90#v=onepage&q=Clinical%20Assessment%2C%20Computerized%20Methods%2C%20and%20Instrumentation%20%2BMaarse&f=false>” by F.J. Maarse, L.J.M. Mulder, A.N. Brand, A.E. Akkerman.


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Instructor, Family Medicine & Community Health
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Subject: Re: CFC - Accessible Authentication and issue responses


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On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 9:00 AM, Katie Haritos-Shea <<>> wrote:

On Dec 22, 2017 5:41 AM, "Wilcock, Mark" <<>> wrote:

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick [<>]
Sent: 22 December 2017 04:55
To: WCAG <<>>
Subject: CFC - Accessible Authentication and issue responses
Importance: High

Call For Consensus — ends Tuesday January 2nd at 11:45PM Boston time.

The Working Group has discussed a change to the note in the Accessible Authentication SC.

The specific changes are detailed in this pull request (  and can be viewed at

Issue responses:

 Call minutes:

If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have not been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you “not being able to live with” this decision, please let the group know before the CfC deadline.


Andrew Kirkpatrick
Group Product Manager, Accessibility

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