Open Forum- Accessibility and You

September 25, 2017

Today’s open forum ended up being a follow up to a previous conversation about 508 compliance and web accessibility.  There are still some lingering questions, so Michael Sheyahshe jumped in the boxes and provided his expertise on the subject.  Please take a few moments to check out the links from this episode, especially the A and AA ratings.  Change is coming, friends.  As Michael says, “Accessibility is the right thing to do!”

Topics discussed:

  1. Michael’s background
  2. Rating levels for accessibility
  3. Virtual dictation
  4. Accessibility use cases

 

Guests:

  Michael Sheyahshe

 

Links mentioned in this episode:

https://www.learnevents.com/

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ignite/default.aspx

http://www.learningtechnologies.co.uk/

https://www.section508.gov/

https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag

http://instructional-design-specialist.blogspot.com/2017/05/understanding-s508-wcag-20.html

Special Guest Tanya Seidel and the need for accessibility

 

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/jpgkxp/after-20-minutes-of-listening-new-adobe-tool-can-make-you-say-anything

http://edeveloperstuff.blogspot.com/2017/05/accessibility-testing-checkers.html

https://www.elearningguild.com/devlearn/sessions/speaker-details.cfm?event=569&speaker=653

Link to the recording:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/092517

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