Harvard accessibility settlement reached

Settlement reached in suit over video captioning at Harvard by Collin Binkley, Associated Press, 11/27/2019 “Our websites provide a wealth of opportunities for our community members to communicate and to share ideas, and we want these websites to be available to everyone who wishes to access them,” the university said.

A Taxonomy of Inclusive Design

A Taxonomy of Inclusive Design: On Disclosure, Accessibility, and Inclusion by Lorna Golzalez and Kristi O’Neil, Educause, 11/15/19 “Inclusive pedagogy can be an act of intention—something that is initiated before and during the course design process—rather than being an act of revision or omission.”

Supreme Court weighs in on web accessibility

Supreme Court allows blind people to sue retailers if their websites are not accessible by David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times, 10/7/19 “In a potentially far-reaching move, the justices turned down an appeal from Domino’s and let stand a U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling holding that the Americans With Disabilities Act protects access […]

April 2018 – Further Reading & Resources

Further reading from 4/17/18 presentation For many of our best practices, we pull code from Underscores, a starter theme that is maintained by WordPress. I’ve written about why buttons need a role attribute on my website, and linked to a few other resources there. Information about how to properly create a set of accessible tabs […]