[Capacity-Building-WG] Online Collaborative Platform
Dev Anand Teelucksingh
devtee at gmail.com
Tue May 28 14:12:06 UTC 2013
Thanks for this, I've added this resource to the Technology's Taskforce
(TTF) wiki page at https://community.icann.org/x/EgNlAg . I hope to review
the webinar very soon
On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 6:51 AM, William Tibben <wjt at uow.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> In relation to choosing a collaborative platform I thought that it would
> be good to raise the issue of accessibility for people with disabilities.
> The Americans with Disabilities website contains a really informative
> webinar and other information.
> After reading through this information the following questions are useful
> when assessing the accessibility of collaborative platforms.
> 1.Is the white board application displaying text based lectures slides
> (e.g. power point) accessible to screen readers?
> 2. Can text window for chat, asking questions and the like be ballooned
> for people with low vision?
> 3. Do point and click operations using a mouse have a keyboard equivalent
> for people for low motor skills?
> Ideally, all spoken text should be captioned
> None of these questions are meant to be vetos - just a way of assessing
> how well the systems can be used by our brothers and sisters who have
> differing abilities. Also the questions are mine - you may think of some
> others if you go to the ADA website. You will need about an hour to fully
> go through the webinar but its probably an hour well spent if you are not
> familiar with accessibility issues (like I was)
> Will Tibben
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