First Seven Steps to Accessible Websites
Do you offer the following services in your theater? In your offices?
Access (Other Than Print or Braille) for Individuals Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision
Telephone Typewriter (TTY)
Volume Control Telephone
Assistive Listening Systems
Sign Language Interpretation
Accessible Print (18 pt. or Larger)
Closed Captioning (CC)
Opened Captioning (OC)
Does your Web site promote these services using the following symbols:
Web Access Symbol
The final symbol is a relatively new symbol. This image may be used by webmasters to denote that their site contains accessibility features to accommodate the needs of disabled users. For assistance in designing accessible Web sites, check out the Web Accessibility Initiative's (WAI) Page-Authoring Guidelines.
"Creating web sites that are accessible to the widest possible set of users is a journey. It is in fact a journey without an end as developments in web technology both create new accessibility challenges and also opportunities to make the web more easily accessible.
"Like any long journey it starts with a single step followed by another and another.
"This [article] suggests seven initial steps that will improve accessibility and by charting the direction make the rest of the journey easier."
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