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Web Accessibility at UC San Diego

bpollak
March 14, 2014

Web Accessibility at UC San Diego

bpollak

March 14, 2014
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  1. Web Accessibility
    Brett Pollak
    UC San Diego

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  2. About Me
    16 years developing websites
    13 years managing web development teams
    Currently the Director of the UC San Diego
    Campus Web Office (6 years)

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  3. UC San Diego Campus Web Office

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  4. Manage over 150websites in the CMS

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  5. Support over 900CMS users

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  6. UC San Diego Mobile

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  7. Accessibility is universal

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  8. Web Accessibility
    Making a website easy to use
    regardless of your abilities or
    disabilities
    Websites should use techniques so
    those with visual or cognitive
    impairments can navigate them

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  9. I in 10 people can’t read the number

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  10. Color Contrast is important

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  11. Public Education’s
    obligation to
    accessibility
    University of California
    Web Accessibility Policy
    Established on Aug, 27 2013
    Defined implementation and
    procedures for web accessibility.
    Standards adopted/supported:
    • Section 508
    • WCAG – Level AA

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  12. How UC San Diego supports accessibility
    Web CMS templates have accessibility built in
    We train our users how to create accessible Web pages
    Electronic Accessibility Leadership Team (EALT) scans websites and
    scores them
    We train developers on how to build accessible Web applications

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  13. Electronic Accessibility Leadership Team

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  14. Scanning tool gives each website a score

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  15. Web Accessibility Resource

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  16. Thank You
    Brett Pollak
    brettpollak.com

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