DIAGRAM Center: Making Image and Graphical Content Accessible. EASI Webinar – August 8, 2012. A Little About Us…. Benetech: Technology Serving Humanity Anh Bui, Senior Manager of DIAGRAM Center Fred Slone, Director of Operations, Bookshare
EASI Webinar – August 8, 2012
Make it easier, faster, and cheaper to make and use accessible images so that students with print disabilities have timely access to the information they need.
In other words:
Make Accessible “born digital”mean
Converts ascii math input into MathML and MathJax
About this description
Author: John Doe, Ph.D. in Water Engineering
Target Age: 9-12
Target Grade: 4-7
The image depicts the cycle of water evaporating, turning into clouds, falling back to earth in the form of precipitation and being filtered through sediment.
The image depicts the natural process of evaporation and precipitation and how rain water gets filtered and cleansed through the earth's sediment.
On the left-hand side of the image is a lake...
A weather event such as a rainstorm eventually returns the precipitation to the ground...
The natural filtering agents in the soil...
Annotation added by teacher
In the winter we get snow instead of rain.
Simplified Language Description
The image shows how water becomes clouds, then rain, and then gets cleaned by the soil.
In the upper left corner of the tactile…
Moving front the top left corner of the image
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