It’s easy to get overwhelmed trying to tackle web accessibility. We’re starting with something basic that anyone who writes for a blog or works with a Content Management System (CMS) can implement too — formatting text for web accessibility. Here are five tips you can easily put into practice, even if you don’t know anything about coding.
Leslie Schultz, Strada Tech Support Manager and TypeWell Transcriber, clues us in to some new captioning options for presentations, discusses the future of AI in accessibility, and champions accessibility advocates.
Chanel Carlascio, Strada CEO, reflects on her time at the AHEAD conference 2017, celebrates AHEAD’s 40th anniversary, and highlights two fantastic presentations.
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Whether you want to educate, entertain, inform, or be the next viral hit online, video captioning is vital to reaching the widest audience possible. Video captions make videos more accessible for people that are D/deaf or hard of hearing, as well as individuals with English as a second language. Not only that, but video captions are a great way to make your videos SEO-friendly and easily searchable on the internet. Video captioning is the right thing to do, but how do you do it exactly?
In case video captioning seems a little perplexing, here are some DIY captioning suggestions to get you started.
Accessible text ensures access for people with low vision to all visual information in books, manuals, PowerPoints, handouts, etc. How? If you’ve ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes, here’s an abbreviated guide to our process for turning textbooks into accessible text.
Five questions to consider when choosing between real-time captioning services TypeWell transcription and CART captioning.
Real-time captioning can be a great alternative to sign language interpreting. Here are the basics of TypeWell transcription and CART captioning.
TypeWell transcription allows transcribers to keep pace with lectures and conversations so that consumers can access communication in real time. But how does it differ from note-taking? What’s its advantage over sign language interpreting?
We’ll share what we know so you can spend less time caught in web searches and more time coordinating barrier-free access for those around you.