Accessibility Meet-up August 2013 – Summary

BlrA11YMeet-Up
Today was a mess. I was on my way to the August month's Bangalore Accessibility Meet up and our car got stuck on the way and we had to spend a tremendous amount of time to reach out to service centre and so on, and I was delayed for the meet up. however, it was great to see those who attended the meet up interacted themselves and interacted with the students of NAB Karnataka. Here is the summary of what we have discussed: Techshare India 2014 - explained the team about the event and its impact. We are planning to submit a few abstracts on some interesting topics! We will announce them only when if they get selected. As per request from NAB Karnataka, some of us would be working…
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Accessibility Round up – 12th August 2013

Accessibility News
Word press 3.7 will get rid of <title> attribute Industry Coalition attempts to make e-Readers inaccessible What's Quick Navigation mode in VoiceOver screen reader for Mac OS X by Victor Tsaran Esc key to close modal dialogs and menus Slightly updated: Intro to Web Accessibility Resources by WebAxe OK, Glass, I can't walk. So help me explore How the JAWS Screen reader support ARIA [Word document] by Freedom Scientific Brief Review of @Fleksy - an app for easy typing by AbilityNet 10 things parents should teach their kids about disabilities Accessibility evaluation for web writers Before I sign-off, a couple of quick reminders: Bangalore Accessibility Meet up for this month will happen on 24th August 2013. Details and registration Call for papers - Techshare India 2014 closes on 1st September,…
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Accessibility Round-up 1st August, 2013

Accessibility News
Sorry folks for long wait for this post due to some unavoidable reasons:-( Call for papers - Techshare India 2014 now open. Due 1st September, 2013 Register for Bangalore Accessibility Meet-up August 2013 Bangalore Accessibility Meet-up July 2013 WebAIM's July News letter - a lot of interesting articles Summary of Federal Accessibility Laws in the US Reading with a refreshable Braille Display #MessageMonday from PayPal Accessibility Team - Be POSH Begin coding with Plain old semantic HTML #a11y Victor Tsaran files a petition seeking Apple Inc to make Logic Pro Accessible to Blind users The world of two VoiceOver jQuery UI Accessibility Analysis by SSB Bart Group Using ARIA to enhance Web Applications by WebAIM Until next time, -Srinivasu
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