Disability and Deaf Arts in Ontario
is a blog with a focus on accessibility for people with disabilities in the arts, with an emphasis on Theatre. This blog also features a number of articles on standard accessibility issues including technology, information access and employment.
Wanda Fitzgerald, the blog author, is a vision impaired, experienced theatre artist, Accessibility profesional and a user of access technology,
Two blog postings not to be missed are:
This posting reports on an arts disability event presented by The Ontario Arts Council, the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Canada Council for the Arts.
This posting outlines The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) four basic principles in making websites accessible.
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