[Accessibleweb] AccessibleWeb@U - E.A. Draffan - Fri. Nov. 2, 11am, MGH 015L

Rick Ells rells at u.washington.edu
Fri Oct 26 15:41:10 PDT 2007



Topic: Accessibility in the United Kingdom
Speaker: E.A. Draffan
Date: Friday, November 2, 2007
Time: 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Location: Mary Gates Hall, Room 015L

Our special guest will be E.A. Draffan who has been working
tirelessly in the United Kingdom to improve access to
assistive technologies in U.K. colleges and universities.
E.A. will discuss the state of accomodation to the handicapped
and work on Web accessibility in the U.K.

Trained as a Speech and Language Therapist, E.A. managed an
Assistive Technology Database, has been an Assistive
Technology Advisor for European disability projects, and
currently works in the Learning Societies Lab at the
University of Southampton.

Here are some sites about E.A. Draffan:

E.A. Draffan staff page at University of Southhampton
http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/people/ead

E.A. Draffan talks about Print Impairment in the UK
http://www.yourdolphin.com/index.asp?id=85

AltFormats - Accessible Text for Learning
http://www.altformat.com/alt_format_oneyearon.asp?section=1

Please join us!



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