[Athen] Webinar: Illinois Functional Web Accessibility Evaluator

Prof Norm Coombs nrcgsh at rit.edu
Wed Apr 22 09:58:42 PDT 2009

****Note this informative state-of-the-art Webinar is TOMORROW!! Register NOW!

EASI Webinar Thursday April 23 at 2 PM Easterrn Daylight
Illinois Functional Web Accessibility Evaluator 1.0 and Best Practices for
Presenter: Jon Gunderson

Dr. Gunderson is the Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information
Technology Accessibility in the Division of Disability Resources and
Education Services (DRES) at the University of Illinois in
Champaign/Urbana, Illinois.
He leads the development of the Firefox Accessibility Extension and the
Illinois Functional Web Accessibility Evaluator Tool

The presentation will review a best practices approach to web accessibility
used by the University of Illinois to implement the web accessibility
requirements for the Illinois Information Technology Accessibility Act
(IITAA) for campus web resources. IITAA web requirements is a hybrid of the
Section 508 and W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
requirements designed to help state web masters improve the functional
accessibility of their web resources. The Illinois Functional Accessibility
Evaluator and Firefox Accessibility Extension are free tools to help web
developers evaluate their web resources for use of the best practices.
These tools have been recently updated based changes to the iCITA HTML Best

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