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This week - join W3C WAI Staff for an Interactive Update on Guidelines, Emerging Technologies, and New Resources --
online Thursday 23 July 2020 - and recorded for later.
Info and registration from:

“Making Content Usable for People with Cognitive and Learning Disabilities”
is ready for wide review before it is published as a Working Group Note. Draft at:
Please send any comments by 4 September 2020.

Reminder: Please send any comments on the draft document "Challenges with Accessibility Guidelines Conformance and Testing, and Approaches for Mitigating Them" by:
Friday 24 July 2020
More info in blog: w3.org/blog/2020/06/accessibil

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Join W3C WAI Staff for an Interactive Update on Guidelines, Emerging Technologies, and New Resources --
online Thursday 23 July 2020. Info and
registration available from

Calling authoring tool vendors & evaluators - , , software, editors, etc: The new ATAG Report Tool helps you generate a report on how the tool meets @w3c Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (). See: w3.org/WAI/atag/report-tool/ -

For input into the next generation of accessibility guidelines: What are challenges of evaluating different types of websites and apps for conformance to WCAG? And what are approaches for mitigating the challenges? See more info in: w3.org/blog/2020/06/accessibil

Richtlijnen voor Toegankelijkheid van Webcontent (WCAG) 2.1 -- Dutch Authorized Translation of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 -- is published at w3.org/Translations/WCAG21-nl/
More info at: lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/p

Introduction to Web Accessibility *free* online course from @thew3cx on @edXOnline
extended to September 2020. (no more extensions planned:) Learn more from blog post:

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Also of particular interest for GAAD: the free online course (available through September 2020:)
"Introduction to Web Accessibility"

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Other videos for your events and promotion:
Video Introduction to Web Accessibility and W3C Standards:
& Web Accessibility Perspectives videos that demonstrate how accessibility is essential for some and useful for all:

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New short videos introducing accessibility evaluation resources are now at: w3.org/WAI/test-evaluate/

We’re looking for people interested in technical solutions to text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis pronunciation 🔉 Please review requirements in updated Drafts.
See questions in email lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/p
For background, see w3.org/WAI/pronunciation/

The free Audit option is now available without timeout while the course is open. If you previously enrolled with the Audit option and the 4-week limit timed out, you can now get to the course content.

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Extended: Free online course “Introduction to Web Accessibility” for technical and non-technical -- from @w3c_wai@twitter.com @w3c@twitter.com @thew3cx@twitter.com on @edXOnline@twitter.com is open through 30 May 2020. You can enroll now at: bit.ly/W3CxA11Y1 -

We are updating the WCAG-EM Report Tool - the Website Accessibility Evaluation Report Generator. Please share your ideas for improvements. E-mail with info and links:

5 ACT Rules are now published. For background on Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules: “Calibrate Your Accessibility Evaluation With ACT” blog w3.org/blog/2019/10/calibrate-
For links to published ACT Rules: w3.org/WAI/standards-guideline

RTC Accessibility User Requirements (RAUR) first draft is ready for your review. Background on real-time communication (RTC) and RAUR in blog: w3.org/blog/2020/03/rtc-access
Learn about user needs for RTC. Contribute your ideas. @w3c@twitter.com

XR Accessibility User Requirements (XAUR) first draft is ready for your review. Background in blog: w3.org/blog/2020/03/xr-accessi
Learn about user needs for virtual, immersive, and augmented reality. Contribute your ideas. @w3c_wai@twitter.com @w3c@twitter.com

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