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Editoria11y: Accessibility Autocorrect
March 19, 2021
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Written 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?

Aira Is Available for Free on Campus
March 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. The Aira agent serves as a…

Building an Accessible Virtual Community During Social Distancing
April 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.

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Princeton is Recognized for its Accessibility Certification Program
June 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. Damian Sian and Mary Albert were honored for their innovative use of…

MathML for Accessible Math Markup
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. Princeton's instance of the Drupal CMS now offers…

Princeton Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day
March 21, 2017

Princeton University will be celebrating the 6th Annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on April 24th. The keynote speaker at this event will be Haben Girma who graduated from Harvard Law School and identifies as a person who is deafblind. Haben Girma has met with presidents Obama and Clinton…