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    AHRC: World Wide Web Access - DDA Advisory Notes

    The information on this AHRC site page will assist people and organisations involved in developing or modifying Worldwide Web pages, by making clearer what the requirements of the DDA are in this area, and how compliance with them can be achieved.

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    Accessibility - AccessiQ

    Access iQ provides individuals and organisations with the information they need to ensure their websites, web applications and digital experiences are accessible. Including an online captioning starter kit with free tools and resources to assist in captioning online videos to comply with international web accessibility standards.

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    Accessible Web Design. Making web pages accessible to and usable by visitors with disabilities.

    This information provides information on how to get started designing accessible web pages.  Comden D. & Burgstahler, S. (2012).

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    Association for the Blind WA:

    Providing information about blindness, access issues, advocacy, Braille, employment and education, mobility and transport as well as links to other sites.

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    Constructing a POUR Website

    POUR stands for Perceivable, Operable, Understandable and Robust. Consider: principles—rather than techniques—take the center stage. It takes some effort to switch from a techniques centered mindset to a principle-centered mindset, but the end result is a site that is more usable by people with disability and not just "standards-compliant."

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    Describing Images: Poet Training Tool

    Poet Training Tool is a web based image description resource that helps people learn when and how to describe various types of images frequently found in educational books. Users of this tool have access to best practice guidelines and hands-on exercises that help cultivate skills for writing effective image descriptions for critical visual content. 

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    Effective Colour Contrast - Designing for People with Partial Sight and Colour Deficiencies

    Guidelines for making effective colour choices in print and on the Web that work for nearly everyone. To understand them best, you need to understand the three perceptual attributes of colour: hue, lightness and saturation, in the particular way that vision scientists use them. (Aries Arditi)

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    Evaluating Web Sites for Accessibility

    "Evaluating Web Sites for Accessibility" is a multi-page resource suite that outlines different approaches for evaluating Web sites for accessibility.

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    Google: Accessible Web Search for the Visually Impaired

    Accessible Search a Google Labs product designed to identify and prioritize search results that are more easily usable by blind and visually impaired users. Regular Google search helps you find a set of documents that is most relevant to your tasks. Accessible Search goes one step further by helping you find the most accessible pages in that result set.

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    How People with Disabilities Use the Web: Overview

    This resource introduces how people with disabilities, including people with age-related impairments, use the Web. It describes tools and approaches that people with different kinds of disabilities use to browse the Web and the design barriers they encounter on the Web. It helps developers, designers, and others to understand the principles for creating accessible websites, web applications, browsers, and other web tools.

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