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London Accessibility Committee Back to Meetings After Nine Months of Frustration

Author of the article: Megan Stacey
Publishing date: Nov 21, 2020

Nine months after its work was sidelined by the pandemic, and after losing a trio of members, a citizen advisory committeeon disability issues will have a meeting next week.

But it’s no longer good enough for city hall to just the “check the box” on disability issues, the group’s chairperson says. Instead, London needs to get serious about building a community that is accessible for all.


Web Accessibility Guidelines for Compatibility with Assistive Technology

A new AODA requirement for Ontario websites will come into force on January 1st, 2021. Under the Information and Communications Standards, organizations must make their websites and web-based apps accessible. Organizations  must do so by making their websites compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA. This international standard gives web developers guidelines on how to make their webpages accessible to computer users with disabilities. Some of these guidelines outline how to make websites accessible to users who operate or interact with them in different ways. Here we will describe a few of these web accessibility guidelines for compatibility with assistive technology.


Web Accessibility Guidelines for Videos

A new AODA requirement for Ontario websites will come into force on January 1st, 2021. Under the Information and Communications Standards, organizations must make their websites and web-based apps accessible. Organizations  must do so by making their websites compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA. This international standard gives web developers guidelines on how to make their webpages accessible to computer users with disabilities. Some of these guidelines outline how to make web-based video content accessible to a variety of users. Here we will describe a few of these web accessibility guidelines for videos.


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Web Accessibility Guidelines for Audio

A new AODA requirement for Ontario websites will come into force on January 1st, 2021. Under the Information and Communications Standards, organizations must make their websites and web-based apps accessible. Organizations  must do so by making their websites compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA. This international standard gives web developers guidelines on how to make their webpages accessible to computer users with disabilities. Some of these guidelines outline how to make web-based audio content accessible to a variety of users. Here we will describe a few of these web accessibility guidelines for audio.