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Four Principles of Accessibility
- Perceivable information and user interface
- Content is easy for user to see and hear.
- Different methods of presenting content.
- Use of Alt Text
- Use of closed captions.
- Operable user interface and navigation
- Easy to navigate site.
- Keyboard functionality.
- Content does not cause seizures
- Site is not "time locked" (user is not restricted in the amount of time it takes user to perform a function)
- Understandable information and user interface
- Readable text.
- Users are helped to avoid and correct mistakes
- Predictable appearance and operation of content.
- Robust content
- Content compatibility with current and future user tools.
- Reliable interpretation of content.
from W3C Working Group, Accessibility Principles
Poster Session FETC 2019
This guide was created to accompany a 2019 FETC poster session, presented at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in January 2019 by FAU faculty, Lauri Rebar of FAU Libraries and Ann Musgrove, Ed.D. and Jillian Powers, Ph.D., of FAU College of Education.
Who uses Assistive Technology?
- Sight impaired persons
- Hearing impaired persons
- Mobility impaired persons
- Learning difference persons, e.g.,
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Culturally diverse populations (ESL)
- Aging populations
- General population personal preference