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  1. Accessible Naming for Screen Reader Compatibility

    by Alicia Evans

    An accessible name is the programmatic name that assistive technologies use to identify an element on the page to users. On the web, there are countless instances of elements without an accessible name. This is a significant barrier for assistive technology users. Imagine if a …

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  2. Let’s Focus on Slide-Out Navigation

    by Alicia Evans

    Slide-out navigation is everywhere. Sometimes called drawers or slide-out menus, they allow for more content to be available without taking up extra space on the screen. For example, some hamburger “menus” slide in from the side of the screen and contain navigation links. To …

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  3. Create Your Own AHA Moment

    by Becky Gibson

    Our Accessibility Roadshow post by Anthony Vasquez discussed raising awareness about accessibility. At the roadshow, Anthony demonstrated how he uses the web via a screen reader. When people see the impact of an inaccessible website, they “get it”. They understand why …

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  4. Free webinar: How does an NPO prepare for OpenAIR?

    by Sharron Rush

    Event:  Nonprofit (NPO) Kickoff - Join the webinar as a Guest Date / Time: Wednesday, 9/18/2013, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (CST) Training Type:  Webinar Audio:  Voice Over IP – You will need headphones with a microphone to talk. Questions:  Email …

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  5. Taking Accessibility to New Heights with the AccessU Summit!

    by Carolyn

    Classes have been announced for the first-ever AccessU Summit (formerly called "AccessU @ Your Desk"), an all-virtual element of the John Slatin AccessU , to be held on May 15, 2012. Presented by Environments for Humans , in partnership with Knowbility, the program will feature …

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