(For those who cannot participate live online due to time zone or schedule, you can get the recording. Register now and you will be notified when the recording is available to you.)
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:
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: https://www.w3.org/blog/2020/06/accessibility-conformance-challenges-draft/
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: https://www.w3.org/blog/2020/06/accessibility-conformance-challenges-draft/
Richtlijnen voor Toegankelijkheid van Webcontent (WCAG) 2.1 -- Dutch Authorized Translation of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines #WCAG 2.1 -- is published at https://www.w3.org/Translations/WCAG21-nl/
More info at: https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-wai-announce/2020AprJun/0004.html
Introduction to Web Accessibility *free* online course from @thew3cx on @edXOnline
extended to September 2020. (no more extensions planned:) Learn more from blog post:
Other videos for your #GAAD 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:
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 https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-wai-announce/2020AprJun/0002.html
For background, see https://www.w3.org/WAI/pronunciation/
#a11y #TTS #pronunciation #SSML
Would you tell others about the course, and point them to this blog: https://www.w3.org/blog/2019/12/free-online-course-introduction-to-web-accessibility/
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.
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 https://www.w3.org/blog/2019/10/calibrate-your-accessibility-evaluation-with-act
For links to published ACT Rules: https://www.w3.org/WAI/standards-guidelines/act/#act-rules-repository
#a11y #accessibility #act_rules #wcag
RTC Accessibility User Requirements (RAUR) first draft is ready for your review. Background on real-time communication (RTC) and RAUR in blog: https://www.w3.org/blog/2020/03/rtc-accessibility-user-requirements-call-for-review/
Learn about #accessibility user needs for RTC. Contribute your ideas. @firstname.lastname@example.org #a11y #RAUR #RTC
XR Accessibility User Requirements (XAUR) first draft is ready for your review. Background in blog: https://www.w3.org/blog/2020/03/xr-accessibility-user-requirements-call-for-review/
Learn about #accessibility user needs for virtual, immersive, and augmented reality. Contribute your ideas. @email@example.com @firstname.lastname@example.org #a11y #VR #AR #XR
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