Accessibility in a Web 2.0 World
Take advantage of current and developing strategies that are sure to make dynamic Web content and apps more accessible to your users.
Web Design World Seattle, July 2006
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Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Outreach Coordinator,
World Wide Web Consortium
Web 2.0, Ajax, rich Web applications, blogs, wikis, and so on—the Web continues to improve. What accessibility issues do you face in next-generation Web development? Discover how you can embrace scripting—once an undesirable approach for achieving accessibility, this technique is key in the Web 2.0 world. Get the latest on how the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C's) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and Authoring Tools Accessibility Guidelines can help you address Web development challenges. Take advantage of current and developing strategies to make dynamic Web content and applications more accessible to your users.
About the Speaker
Shawn Lawton Henry leads the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C's) worldwide education and outreach activities, promoting Web accessibility for people with disabilities. She develops online resources to help Web developers understand and implement Web accessibility guidelines, and provides presentations and training on accessible Web design and development with the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Before joining the W3C, Henry developed UIAccess.com to share information on universal user interface design and "usable accessibility."
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