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==Request Training or Submit a Meeting Topic==
 
==Request Training or Submit a Meeting Topic==
 
*To request training on a specific topic related to web accessibility, Section 508 or WCAG 2.0, please email [mailto:wag@amac.gatech.edu wag@amac.gatech.edu]
 
*To request training on a specific topic related to web accessibility, Section 508 or WCAG 2.0, please email [mailto:wag@amac.gatech.edu wag@amac.gatech.edu]
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==Next Meeting==
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'''Date:''' Wednesday February 3, 2016 <br>
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'''Time:''' 11:00am - 12:00pm (EST) <br>
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'''Topic:''' [http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria WAI-ARIA]: Intro to Accessible Dynamic Web Content <br>
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'''Presenter:''' Janet Sylvia, Web Accessibility Group (WAG) Leader<br>
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'''Guest Speakers:''' Adelle Frank, (Web Developer Manager, Senior at Georgia Tech); and Casey Gordon (Web Developer at UGA FACS) and other WAG Members share their experiences implementing basic ARIA. <br>
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'''Description:''' Join us for this introduction to Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA), a suite of attributes used to create accessible content when HTML source-code alone is insufficient. We will discuss core components of ARIA for creating accessible navigation, forms, widgets, and other dynamic content. WAG members who have implemented basic ARIA will share their experiences.
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''Note'': Section 508 allows for “equivalent facilitation” of web-based content. By incorporating ARIA attributes, you are complying with Section 508 by providing “substantially equivalent or greater access to and use of (your website) for people with disabilities.”
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== Recordings and Resource Links (2016, upcoming) ==
 
== Recordings and Resource Links (2016, upcoming) ==

Revision as of 10:35, 5 January 2016

General Information

  • WAG meets online the first Wednesday of every month from 11:00am - 12:00pm (EST) via Collaborate web conferencing solution
  • To receive login link and attend live sessions, please join the WAG Listserv by emailing wag@amac.gatech.edu
  • All are welcome to access session recordings; links provided below.
  • Technical Support is available 24/7 and 365 days a year by calling:
    • U.S. and North America, Toll Free: 1 (877) 382-2293
    • U.K. Toll Free: (0800) 051-7248
    • Ireland: 800 64 4528
    • Australia, Toll Free: 1 (800) 26-7338
    • International, Non Toll Free: 1 (606) 274-2370

Request Training or Submit a Meeting Topic

  • To request training on a specific topic related to web accessibility, Section 508 or WCAG 2.0, please email wag@amac.gatech.edu

Next Meeting

Date: Wednesday February 3, 2016
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm (EST)
Topic: WAI-ARIA: Intro to Accessible Dynamic Web Content
Presenter: Janet Sylvia, Web Accessibility Group (WAG) Leader
Guest Speakers: Adelle Frank, (Web Developer Manager, Senior at Georgia Tech); and Casey Gordon (Web Developer at UGA FACS) and other WAG Members share their experiences implementing basic ARIA.

Description: Join us for this introduction to Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA), a suite of attributes used to create accessible content when HTML source-code alone is insufficient. We will discuss core components of ARIA for creating accessible navigation, forms, widgets, and other dynamic content. WAG members who have implemented basic ARIA will share their experiences.

Note: Section 508 allows for “equivalent facilitation” of web-based content. By incorporating ARIA attributes, you are complying with Section 508 by providing “substantially equivalent or greater access to and use of (your website) for people with disabilities.”


Recordings and Resource Links (2016, upcoming)

  • WAI-ARIA: Intro to Accessible Dynamic Web Content
    • Presenter: Janet Sylvia, WAG Leader
    • Guest Speakers: Adelle Frank (Web Developer Manager Senior at Georgia Institute of Technology); and Casey Gordon (Web Developer at the University of Georgia, FACS)

Recordings and Resource Links (2015)

10 Tips for Applying WCAG 2.0 to Mobile Websites

The Changing Legal Landscape of Video in Higher Education

Accessible Knowledge: the Opportunities and Challenges of MOOCS

Technology Opening the Door to Education for First Nations People in Australia

Accessibility Trends, Endeavors and Stories of Inspiration

Captioning Services and Interactive Transcripts

Recordings and Resource Links (2014)

Organizing Your Website Project for Accessibility

  • Presenter: Brian Dixon, WebsiteWorker.com

AMAC Services

  • Presenter: Dr. Christopher Lee, Director AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center

Writing Effective Alt Text

  • Presenter: Janet Sylvia, WAG Leader

Designing Websites for All Users

  • Presenters: Janet Sylvia, WAG Leader; Austin Kovarik, former WAG Co-leader, and Dave Wynne, former WAG Co-leader