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  • Accessibility WG Teleconference Minutes Wednesday September 30, 2015
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Matt Clare, Brock University
Norma, NYU
Karen McPhaul, Durham Tech
Matt Jones, Longsight


rA11y Plan Update
We're funded! $61,000 and 60 hours pledged.
Thanks to: Apereo, Durham Tech, Tufts University, Oxford, Pepperdine, Longsight and I should probably thank Brock University

Next steps:
Ask for "serious" audit and path to certification quotes from:
Deque Systems, Inc.
SSB bart Group
Paciello group

Norma K and Karen M. agreed to be CC'd on communications with vendors.

Are there opportunities for more funds?

Need to broadly announce this success.

Update on CK Editor accessibility checker
Brock University asked Longsight to do the work and here's Matthew Joes' result Currently in pre-production at Brock University.
Next step is describing how this can be reproduced by others, but we're in a holding pattern waiting for license clarity and for CKSource to publish the GPL2/3 version (though if you're interested, please ask CKSource)
CKSource Demo
Thread on Drupal about this plugin:
Custom source link from a Dutch govt website:

Ready for review!
-If you've got 5 min run the WAVE toolbar ( note the browser extension at the bottom) over page or and report issues it would help! This would certainly not be a comprehensive review, but it would help developers spot simple regressions and other low hanging fruit.


Work started on Form field labeling is inconsistent is now a parent of Radio & Checkbox Inputs should have labels and be in fieldset Many question types lack proper HTML structures extended matching type seems inaccessible Error messages do not take focus and might be difficult to find for some users

Let's see who we get on the call and we'll look a few more from

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