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Promoting Mobile Accessibility
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We welcome your help telling everyone about the updated Mobile Accessibility information.
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Resources & Pointers
- e-mail 10 Sept
- tweet 10 Sept
- Share Resources Supporting the Web Accessibility Business Case blog post from a while ago
Audiences & Messages for Outreach
The W3C Web Accessibility initiative (WAI) has published updated documents related to mobile accessibility. They cover how mobile web accessibility is addressed in existing W3C standards/guidelines, and how the overlap between mobile web design/development and accessibility strengthens the business case. See the Mobile Accessibility Resources e-mail at http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2012JulSep/0351.html
(@@Vicki: Suggested text (reused and slightly modified distributed text of Shawn). Sent on 27.09.2012 for publishing in next newsletter.@@)
The W3C Web Accessibility initiative (WAI) has published updated documents related to mobile accessibility. The resources cover how mobile web accessibility is addressed in existing W3C standards/guidelines, and how the overlap between mobile web design/development and accessibility strengthens the business case for web accessibility.
Mobile Accessibility – A Summary: http://www.w3.org/WAI/mobile/Overview.html
Web Content Accessibility and Mobile Web:
Making a Website Accessible Both for People with Disabilities and for Mobile Devices: http://www.w3.org/WAI/mobile/overlap.html
Shared Web Experiences: Barriers Common to Mobile Device Users and People with Disabilities: http://www.w3.org/WAI/mobile/experiences.html
Related information on the WAI-Engage wiki:
Promoting accessibility through the mobile overlap - Social Networking Application Business Case: http://www.w3.org/community/wai-engage/wiki/Social_Networking_Application_Business_Case
Tweet ideas you can use
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E-mail ideas you can use
EOWG planning & record keeping
On September 10, 2012, Jennifer sent:
- WAI-IG email message to the WebAIM list
- WAI-IG email message to 17 "undisclosed recipients."
- One of those recipients was Henny Swan. This message was a start toward my Action item 208. I then followed up, about three hours later, with a more personal message.
- WAI-IG message to the Public WAI-Engage email list; I highlighted the mobile business case.