At last night's Austin Drupal meetup, I promised to post the links to the tools I demonstrated for testing color schemes for sufficient contrast. I plan to share more about these in the Accessibility portion of Drupal documentation, but for now, here are the places to find the tools:Read more
Paper submissions - deadline today...
Are any Drupal community members also members of The Alliance for Technology Access?
I'd like to contact people regarding disability issues,
web access, and activism for the disabled.
Thanks for your interest.
The Alliance for Technology Access
In random order, rough, wrote as making changes. Most interesting is the aria-required and adding the h2's to status messages, etc.
If using beauty tips, beware of using non-100% opacity due to those with visibility issues.
Add h2's around messages and role alert.
<span class="status-message-box status-status"> </span> Your password and further instructions have been sent to your e-mail address.
You all might remember an earlier post I made about the QUAIL accessibility library and its potential for checking content for accessibility. Well, now you can download the fruits of that labor!
There's a readme file in there that outlines how to download and setup the module. It comes packaged with the quail lib for now, but if it goes to drupal.org I'll remove it and require folks to download it from it's own site on code.google.com.Read more
Visualize is a Views style plug-in for implementing the jQuery Visualize charting tool.
jQuery Visualize provides accessible charts providing textual information to non-visual users.
Try out a demo: http://lakeandweb.com/visualize/
We need to come up with a good name for a CSS class, but I don't want this discussion to clutter up the issue queue. (Let's reserve the queue for presenting and discussing patches that fix functional or programmatic problems.) So I'm posting this item to see if we can develop an idea that is better than the ones we've already come up with.Read more
In case we're interested in taking this into IRC, I registered #drupal-accessibility on freenode to chat around coding and accessibility issues and extensions in Drupal.
I'm going to set up logging on it this weekend.