Aversive Disablism, Web Accessibility and the Web Developer
Posted by Brian Kelly (UK Web Focus) on 1 May 2012. "... My contribution will be to explore the question: 'are web developers and web authors who have embraced WCAG guidelines unknowingly creating barriers for people with disabilities'..."
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Web Accessibility: Putting People and Processes First
By Brian Kelly. E-Access Bulletin Live, May 29th, 2012. "For many web authors, developers and policy makers, the issue of accessibility to disabled people is addressed mainly by trying to ensure that their sites conform with the international Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) maintained by the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of the World Wide Web Consortium...
However, ... Are web developers and web authors who have embraced WCAG guidelines unknowingly creating barriers for people with disabilities?” This question could also be asked of government policy makers. There is a need for an alternative approach which caters for the limitations of policy based solely on WCAG conformance...""