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New Videos: Perspectives on Web Accessibility -- Essential for Some, Useful for All

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2016 16:21:57 -0500
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <573B8B75.80804@w3.org>
The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is excited to announce the first version of *Web Accessibility Perspectives* that explores the impact of accessibility for people with disabilities and the benefits for everyone:
      https://www.w3.org/WAI/perspectives/

This resource introduces 10 web accessibility topics with:
      * videos
      * brief descriptions
      * links to learn more

The videos:
      * relate the benefits of accessibility to everyone in different situations
      * encourage viewers to learn more about web accessibility

We hope that this resource will be particularly useful for Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) and beyond.

Short URI: http://j.mp/WAIperspectives
Tweet: https://twitter.com/w3c_wai/status/732681414370418689
WAI Highlights: https://www.w3.org/WAI/#highlights

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*About W3C*: The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium that develops Web standards and guidelines designed to ensure long-term growth for the Web. <https://www.w3.org/>

*About WAI*: The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) brings together organizations and individuals around the world to make the Web more accessible for people with disabilities and older users. <https://www.w3.org/WAI/>

*About EOWG*: The W3C WAI Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) develops strategies and resources to promote awareness, understanding, and implementation of web accessibility. EOWG developed this Web Accessibility Perspectives resource, and develops many of the resources in the Learn More sections, including the Accessibility Principles page, the User Stories, and:
      * Web Accessibility Tutorials <http://www.w3.org/WAI/tutorials/>
      * Tips for Getting Started with Web Accessibility <https://www.w3.org/WAI/gettingstarted/tips/>
      * Easy Checks - A First Review of Web Accessibility <https://www.w3.org/WAI/eval/preliminary>

Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid cross-postings where possible.

Regards,
Shawn Henry, WAI Outreach
Shadi Abou-Zahra, Activity Lead, WAI International Program Office
Judy Brewer, WAI Director
Received on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 21:22:04 UTC

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