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

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:08:47 -0500 (EST)
To: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
cc: Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>, John Sweet <john@knowbility.org>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1602231407210.24127@cygnus.smart.net>

sounds like I needn't bother.  since I push the W3C/WAI envelope using 
linux and emacspeak or occasianally Orca screenreader.  and often Lynx 
webbrowser.

Bob


On Tue, 23 Feb 2016, Sharron Rush wrote:

> Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 12:55:45 -0600
> From: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
> To: Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>,
>     John Sweet <john@knowbility.org>
> Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: Income opportunity for people with disabilities to report on web
>     accessibility
> Resent-Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 18:56:16 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 
> Hi Karen,
>
> I am sorry that you reached someone in our office who could not help you.
> In an earlier email, I copied John Sweet (copied here again) who is the one
> to answer your questions and who manages the AccessWorks database.
>
> Thank you for your interest in participating, your help is greatly
> appreciated.
>
> Sincerely,
> Sharron
>
> ---Original Message---
> Katie,
> will a person get a confirmation  once they register?
> while I have a qualifying disability, I met with some uniqueness after I
> joined.
> For example I did not reach a field asking for your code so might have
> missed a step.
>
> I just tried phoning the 512 number provided on the site to check, only to
> reach a person who first blamed my screen reader, i. e. only population who
> might have a qualifying disability, then after gelling me he did not care
> about my efforts to learn if I am in the program hung up on an
> international caller.
> I would hope those administrating such a program, understand w3c rules
> themselves, or at least have manners.
> Can you guide me here?
> Thanks,
> Karen
>
>
>
> On Tue, 23 Feb 2016, Katie Haritos-Shea 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
>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Sharron Rush | Executive Director | Knowbility.org | @knowbility
> *Equal access to technology for people with disabilities*
>
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