Category Archives: eAccessibility

Web Accessibility mentors: thank you

Here are my favourite go-to places to learn about Web Accessibility. Each has it’s own distinct purpose and strengths. No one place provides all the answers, but together they provide the backbone of this strand of my personal learning community. A recent event has prompted me to do a “shout out” for the way each…

Modeling best practice online: resources to support Digital Access

Mike Ribble in his Nine themes of Digital Citizenship places Digital Access in his number one spot. For him, the web is for everyone and he urges us to ensure our participation and innovation works for every user. So knowing who “everyone” is might be a really good place to begin. A little insight into…

Screen reader information

A screen reader is a software package that can covert text into speech. It allows a person who cannot see to access both web content and documents. A screen reader can read the text from top to bottom, one line at a time. But it can also navigate the content from link to link heading to heading…

Using headings in text documents

Although we live in a highly visual world, we use written text constantly. But how do we know that what we write works for learners? Many school text documents are not as great as they could be. When we write text documents, we may often use the bold, underline or increase font size functions, to make something…