Web Site Accessibility. Ian Senior November 2003. Aim of talk. To give an overview of the problem To describe the legal situation To show some good and bad practice To point to some help . What is Accessibility?.
SENDA seeks to provide disabled students with access
to all the facilities and services of FE/HE organisation.
SENDA is an anticipatory Act, meaning organisations
have to adjust their working practices for disabled
people regardless of whether they are presently at the
organisation or not.
This means web sites have to be accessible to all
visitors and not just registered users.
WAI have produced a list of checkpoints for web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG) 1.0
This is a hierarchical structure consisting of three priority levels
What priority level should we achieve?
Accessibility is all about people being able to obtain information from the web.