Shawn Lawton Henry

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The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops strategies, guidelines, and resources to make the Web accessible to people with disabilities. This includes ensuring that core web technologies such as HTML and CSS provide support for accessibility; developing complementary web specifications to support accessibility,(More)
Accessibility solutions for people with disabilities are key drivers for innovation and technology. Developing accessibility solutions benefits everyone and adds to the quality of all our lives. This communication paper explores some of the web accessibility challenges for people with disabilities in developing regions and discusses how accessibility(More)
"Universal design" is the process of creating products that are usable by people with the widest possible range of abilities, operating within the widest possible range of situations; whereas "accessibility" primarily refers to design for people with disabilities. While the focus of accessibility is disabilities, research and development in accessibility(More)
This full-day tutorial provides attendees with a thorough understanding of the issues and strategies for creating interfaces that do not depend on particular sensory modalities or physical capabilities. Knowledge gained will help attendees understand related topics, such as the issues of mobile computing and access by intelligent agents, as well as access(More)
Increasingly, the Web is providing unprecedented access to information and interaction for people with disabilities. However, the Web will not be equally accessible, allowing people with disabilities to access and contribute to the Web, until: • Authoring tools and development environments (including content managements systems such as blogging(More)
This presentation describes the Usability Services group at Compuware-Madison. Compuware-Madison is part of the national Compuware Professional Services Division, which provides consulting services for the computing industry, primarily data processing divisions of corporations. The Usability Services group was developed to help clients who are moving from(More)
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