Creating Accessible Forms

Presentations, Web Accessibility
Overview This has been presented as 4th Learning Session to the members and guests of W3C Accessibility in India Community Group. Objective of these learning sessions is to raise awareness about accessibility and enhance network of accessibility professionals. Slides Below are the slides presented in the session: [slideshare id=57260792&doc=19a44141-2932-4348-a1b4-c07c1205eba1-160120053335] Text Transcript Hello everyone, Thank you for joining us. In this session, we will be talking about Creating Accessible forms. Agenda of this session will be: Agenda About Deque and Me Setting the Context - Forms Remembering Basics Associated Labels Group Level Form Controls Labels and Instructions Making Dynamic and Complex Forms accessible Error handling and prevention WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria related to forms Resources Questions About Deque Deque is a global leader in the area of Accessibility serving Government, Corporate…
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Accessibility Automation Testing Tool by PayPal

Accessibility Testing, Web Accessibility
Overview It's often true that a quality tester or anyone for that matter would look for robust features and possibly have all features at one place. When it comes to identifying automated tool to check for accessibility of a web interface, some of the questions that would come up with are: Does this tool be able to test as per standards? Does this tool be able to cover all segments like use of colors, forms, headings, tables etc.,? Does this tool be able to generate a report? Can I be able to export results for my own purpose? One such tools that was recently open sourced by PayPal is Automated Accessibility Testing Tool [External link]. What is AATT? AATT tests web applications regarding conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines…
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2016 Road ahead…

Accessibility News, Web Accessibility
In India, 2015 has ended with the launch of Accessible India Campaign by the Ministry of Social Justice and empowerment. This leads to a great beginning of 2016. Accessible India Campaign has 3 core sections to address: Physical Infrastructure Transportation System Information and Communication Technologies Accessible India has a solid plan and targets and documented on About Accessible India Campaign page. This includes milestones like to make a few most important government offices accessible by July 2016 and several by July 2018. As we write this post, Accessible India Campaign is hiring for two positions: Accessibility Expert (PDF Document) Social Media Consultant (PDF document) If someone wish to be an auditor, Ministry is looking for individual and organizations those who would like to be auditors and details can be found…
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Tribute to Louis Braille on his birthday

General
January 4th is birth anniversary of Louis Braille. Louis was born in the year 1809. Blinded in both eyes as a result of a childhood accident. But he has accepted his disability and adopted the the life with blindness. That attitude not only gave him a successful life but also became inspiration to the society. Perhaps, Braile happens to be the first ever accessible medium to enable people with vision impairment to read and write and Braille is only script that enable people who are deaf and blind to read write. It's true that today there are many technologies such as screen reading software to help visually impaired to get education and of course everyone should adopt to current technologies. That said, still it is recommended that Braille is taught…
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