Capturing an automatic transcript of an online meeting can benefit people with hearing and auditory processing impairments, those who are neurodivergent, as well as non-disabled people who missed the meeting. It also reduces the cognitive load on the person taking notes in the meeting.
Note: automatic captioning/transcription is not a substitute for live transcription, but Continue Reading »
Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services provide a high-quality, realtime transcript that makes a live event accessible for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing or have visual processing disorders. CART involves a professional transcriptionist quickly and accurately converting speech to text to produce a live transcript. It’s a common accommodation, but one that the Continue Reading »
The WebAIM color contrast checker includes an eyedropper tool that lets you sample colors from a graphic or image before you upload it to the web. Use it to make your graphics accessible before you finalize and share them.
You’ll hear a lot about making things accessible to screen readers, and it might make you wonder if we care about people with disabilities who aren’t blind. It’s true that screen readers, which parse through a web page’s underlying code and speak the content out loud, are critical to helping people with visual impairments use Continue Reading »
Checking that a page can be navigated without a mouse is one of the easiest accessibility tests you can do. It ensures that people who need to – or prefer to – navigate the web with their keyboard can get to the functionalities they need.
We like the WebAIM color contrast checker because it includes an eyedropper tool that lets you sample colors from a graphic or image before you upload it to the web. Use it to make your graphics accessible before you finalize and share them.