On May 9th, 2013, the Neil Squire Society participated in Global Accessibility Awareness Day (new window). The focus of the day was to get people talking, thinking, and learning about digital (web, software, mobile) accessibility and users with different disabilities.
You can now view the Neil Squire Society’s webinar on accessibility online.
Moodle and Accessibility – Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2013
Click here to view (new window) the slides from the webinar.
We’ve also included a few resources that are part of the presentation and that may help answer some burning questions. These links are all free and will test and raise accessibility in your online environment.
- WAVE Toolbar to test accessibility of pages (new window)
- Fangs to show layout of pages for Jaws users (new window)
- Basis of an accessible YouTube player (new window)
- Free text-to-speech plugin for Moodle, built by Ryan (new window)
The webinar focused on the accessibility of an online learning management system called Moodle. For those of you who have not heard of Moodle, it is an open source e-learning management system used by schools and universities around the world. The Neil Squire Society has used Moodle for a number of years to deliver their programming online to people with disabilities across Canada.
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