[Accessibleweb] Re: [UACCESS-L] FW: RESNA SIG-11 Dist List -
Disaboom website (fwd)
sherylb at u.washington.edu
Mon Dec 3 08:51:34 PST 2007
New site for individuals with disabilities not very accessible...that's
unfortunate. Consider giving suggestions to the webmaster to
encourage him/her to make this product more accessible.
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Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2007 20:32:53 -0600 (CST)
From: Jon Gunderson <jongund at uiuc.edu>
To: Uaccess-L <uaccess-l at trace.wisc.edu>
Subject: Re: [UACCESS-L] FW: RESNA SIG-11 Dist List - Disaboom website
The webiste is not very accessible.
They do not even include labels for form controls.
Here is an FAE report:
Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:48:14 -0500
From: Larry Goldberg <Larry_Goldberg at wgbh.org>
To: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv at trace.wisc.edu>,
U-access <uaccess-l at trace.wisc.edu>
Subject: Re: [UACCESS-L] FW: RESNA SIG-11 Dist List - Disaboom
Note no captions or descriptions on their videos.
Anyone try it with a screen reader?
... Larry ...
---- Original message ----
>Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2007 23:41:19 -0600
>From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv at trace.wisc.edu>
>Subject: [UACCESS-L] FW: RESNA SIG-11 Dist List - Disaboom website
>To: "Uaccess-L (Uaccess-L)" <uaccess-l at trace.wisc.edu>
>I don't know anything about the site or it quality.
>It is up. I post this just FYI.
> -- ------------------------------
>Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
>From: David L. Jaffe [mailto:jaffe at roses.stanford.edu]
>Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 5:29 PM
>To: RESNA SIG-11 E-mail Distribution List
>Subject: RESNA SIG-11 Dist List - Disaboom website
>When the Disaboom.com site launches in September of 2007, it will transform
>the way people with disabilities live their lives. Every tool they want or
>need from finding medical information written in easy-to-understand language
>to buying disability specific products, from taking a vacation to building
>relationships with other Disaboom members, from travel tips and reviews to
>entering athletic events or checking the weather, will be in one place. It's
>an all encompassing community that meets basic needs, but also educates its
>audience about their conditions and strives to improve the overall quality
>their lives. Disaboom.com's goal is to become the single most important
>website for those living with disabilities.
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Jon Gunderson, Ph.D.
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