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Re: Income opportunity for people with disabilities to report on web accessibility

From: Harry Loots <harry.loots@ieee.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:43:18 +0000
Message-ID: <CA++-QFeHDizUF=10MhmSrhZxO6zMFg3pMkZSvpx8828hryA2zw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
Cc: w3c WAI List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Thanks, Sharron :)



On 23 February 2016 at 12:55, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org> wrote:

> Hi Harry, it is a very broad qualification that includes blindness, low
> vision, hearing loss or deafness, manual motor skills esp those that rely
> on speech input, as well as an array of cognitive disabilities.
>
> John Sweet built the database and is copied here.
>
> Best,
> Sharron Rush
> On Feb 23, 2016 3:31 AM, "Harry Loots" <harry.loots@ieee.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi Katie
>> Trust you're well.
>>
>> I'd love to share this with friends - but don't want them to go through
>> registration then find out they do not have a 'qualifying disability'?
>> So any idea what a 'qualifying disability' is?
>>
>> Regards
>> Harry
>>
>>
>> On 23 February 2016 at 05:11, Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear WAI-IG,
>>>
>>> AccessWorks is recruiting people with disability for *paid* usability
>>> studies.  The project is a partnership of Australian Loop11 and US
>>> nonprofit Knowbility.  People with disabilities receive occasional income
>>> ($50 US per test) to report on their  experience doing standard web-based
>>> tasks like shopping, registering for government services, booking travel
>>> and such.
>>>
>>> International demand is building and AccessWorks needs more people from
>>> all over the world. If you have a qualifying disability and are interested
>>> in participating:
>>>
>>> Please sign up on the AccessWorks [1] web site. Use the promo code
>>> 'waiig'
>>>
>>> Thanks for your help!
>>>
>>> [1[ http://www.access-works.knowbility.org/getstarted.php
>>>
>>> Katie Haritos-Shea
>>> 703-371-5545
>>>
>>
>>
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