Issue #21

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Featured: The inaccessible web: how we got into this mess

Mischa Andrews explains just how the Web became and becomes so inaccessible. Plus, she offers some thoughts on the path toward a more inclusive Web.

Read more in The inaccessible web: how we got into this mess.

News and links

Web Standard spec writers draft Accessibility Object Model: From the project, “This effort aims to create a JavaScript API to allow developers to explore and modify the accessibility tree for an HTML page.”

Resources, tools and tutorials

New to A11y

Google has put together a free, six-week course on web accessibility, focused on developing with empathy, and it’s free on Udacity. (Last week’s issue had the wrong link, so this resource is repeated.)

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