AGENDA: 10 February 1999

The following assitive technology developers have agreed to join us for
Douglas H. Geoffray, GW-Micro
Ben Weiss, AI Squared
Glen Gordon, Henter-Joyce
Fraser Shein, WiVik OnScreen Keyboard 

I would like to give them a warm welcome and thank them for taking the time to
participate in our working group.

The discussion will focus on helping the working group understand the needs of
assistive technology developers in providing alternative renderings of and
input into user agent technology.   Based on their input, the guidelines
be a reflection of their needs as much as possible in the sections relating to
assistive technology comaptibility.  

I would like to invite these guests back in two weeks to review and discuss
actual checkpoints related to assistive technology compatibility for their

The following questions will be the basis of discussion with the AT
1. What would you want to tell Netscape and other browser developers to make
their products more comaptible with your technologies?
2. From your persective what are the limitations and strengths of current
operating system specific accessibility APIs? 
3. From your perspective what are the limitations and strengths of current
application and document object models?
4. What are the number one priorities for accessibility you would like to see
reflected in the guidelines at this time to user agent developers?

Telecon information:
Chair: Jon Gunderson 
Date: Wednesday, February 10th
Time: 12:00 noon to1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time 
Call-in: W3C Tobin Bridge (+1) 617-252-7000


Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Voice: 217-244-5870
Fax: 217-333-0248

Received on Wednesday, 10 February 1999 10:15:36 UTC