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Designing for Accessibility Links

[Laura Carlson](http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/webdevlist) provides loads of links to great articles on accessibility in web design. Want to share them with you.
[Create Your Own Accessibility Statement](http://www.nomensa.com/web-accessibility/create-your-own-accessibility-statement.html): “An accessibility statement has two basic functions. Firstly, it presents clear information about the target level of web accessibility for the website and the methods used to achieve those targets.Secondly, an accessibility statement is a powerful declaration of commitment.”
[Web Accessibility Statements – The Best Of Intentions, Clearly Stated.](http://www.headstar.com/eablive/?p=281)
[Pitfalls of Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools](http://www.standards-schmandards.com/2009/pitfalls-of-web-accessibility-evaluation-tools/)
[Finest worksong](http://58sound.com/2009/04/27/finest-worksong/): Covers evolution of web accessibility.
[Captioning and Audio Description](http://htclistserv.htctu.fhda.edu/read/messages?id=40738): Good discussion on the topic. Be sure to scroll down — kinda funky looking interface.
[Learning about Video and Captioning](http://www.weba11y.com/blog/2009/05/01/learning-about-video-and-captioning/): One person’s experience.
[The alt attribute is NOT for tooltips](http://robertnyman.com/2009/05/07/the-alt-attribute-is-not-for-tooltips/): Right on!
[How to Provide Alternatives to Non Text Content on a Website](http://www.ehow.com/how_4988084_provide-alternatives-non-text-content-website.html): In nine steps.
[How POUR is your blog?](http://www.doitmyselfblog.com/2009/how-pour-is-your-blog/) Ebook by the talented Glenda Watson Hyatt. POUR = Perceivable Operable Understandable Robust

1 comment

  1. Robert Hruzek

    This is something I need to get more familiar with. Had the priviledge of hearing Glenda Watson Hyatt’s presentation on POUR at SOBCon09 – probably the best presentation all weekend!

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