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Friday, Mar 19, 2021
by John Jameson
Creating highly accessible Web content is complicated, and tends to start with a lot of training. At some point the question needs to be asked: how much of this complication is because the skills are new, and how much is because the tools we provide content editors have not kept up with the expectations we place upon them?
Friday, Mar 12, 2021

Aira, an augmented reality technology for people who are blind or have low vision, or who have print disabilities, is available on the central campus and remotely. Users download an app to their mobile phone, and use it to contact a live agent who describes the visual field for them.

Thursday, Apr 2, 2020

Princeton maintains the same high standards for accessibility during virtual learning and working as it does on campus. Anybody struggling to access digital materials during this time should reach out for accessibility assistance.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

At the 2019 M-Enabling Summit, the Office of Information Technology's User Experience Office was recognized by the International Association of Accessibility Professional for leadership in higher education accessibility by integrating inclusion throughout the organization.

Friday, May 3, 2019
Identify the Language of the Page and Parts for an Accessible Experience
Monday, Mar 4, 2019

A joint effort from Adrian Roselli and Tobie Langel called a11y.reviews is available as of January 21, 2019.

Monday, Jan 1, 2018

In order to create semantically accurate math equations that are accessible to people of diverse abilities, it is imperative to leverage the power of MathML. MathML is a markup language that provides semantic understanding and proper syntax to assistive technologies like screen readers.

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

The Office of Information Technology is pleased to announce the creation of the A11Y Princeton Meetup!

Monday, Jun 12, 2017
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

The CRPD was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2006. This year marks the tenth session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP) at UN Headquarters in New York.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

Princeton's training efforts in the space of web accessibility have been bolstered by participation with members from the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI).

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