Disability and Deaf Arts in Ontario

Sep 4, 2011


Access Fitz!

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:

 

Front and Centre: Disability and Deaf Arts in Ontario

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.

 

Increase Your Audience By Being Accessible – Access to Digital Content

This posting outlines The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) four basic principles in making websites accessible.

 

Related Links:

Canada Council for the Arts - Moving Forward Strategic Plan 2008 - 2011

Ontario Arts Council - Arts Corner - News

Access (SCS) Consulting Services

One Voice for Accessible ICT - First Seven Steps to Accessible Websites

Tags: ASL, ASL interpretation, access, access to digital content, accessibility, accessibility features, accessible, actor, Adobe, advocate, applications, artists, artists with disabilities, arts, arts organizations, arts accessible, assistive technologies, attendant care, audience development, audiences, audio, audio description, blind, career development, closed captioning, consultant, data, deaf, demographic, digital content, digital form, disability, documents, documents accessible, electronically, employment, English captioning, entertainment, equity policies, facility rental forms, forms, funding, funding agencies, images, information access, invisible, knowledgeble trained guides, low internet bandwidth, low vision, material universe, media artist, Microsoft Office, minority, mobile devices, motion pictures, navigate, online, online content accessible, online ticketing, operable, PDF documents, patrons, people, people with disabilities, perceivable, performances, performers, photographs, policy-making, population, PowerPoint, presenters, print access, public, robust, screen reader technology, seniors, senses, simultaneous translation, social responsibility, software, software applications, sound recordings, stage, talent, technologies, technology, text, theater, theatre, ticketing information, Understandable, usability, user agents, users, videos, vision, vision impaired, WCAG, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, web design, web usability, websites, wheelchair accessible, Word

Sub Categories

DIVERSITY: Resources
DIVERSITY: Diversity and the Arts
DIVERSITY: Artistic
DIVERSITY: Production
DIVERSITY: Disabled Community
DIVERSITY: Administration
DIVERSITY: Marketing
DIVERSITY: Customer Service
DIVERSITY: Audience Development