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Stefanie Sanders
I have recently been made aware of how difficult it is for students using "assistive technology" determining whether or not they have already visited a specific link or tab.   Craig
This release is dedicated to the memory of Dana Danger Grey, a wonderful person and fierce proponent of accessibility.  Read more about Dana's life here.   The main focus for this release is adding the "first draft" of the admin panel.  This interface is accessible from the Account Navigation menu.  Here are its current features: View all scans… (Show more)
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Rob Gibson
Can anyone tell me (or show me) how DocViewer works with a screen reader when accessing annotations?
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Ensuring an accessible and pleasant experience to all users, regardless of disability, is a key focus of Canvas. The Canvas platform was built using the most modern HTML and CSS technologies, and is committed to W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative and Section 508 guidelines.   The Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, or VPAT, is a tool that…
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When I ran UDOIT, the report summary indicated the following: "Insufficient text color contrast with background" in some areas. I'm unclear about what I need to do exactly to resolve that accessibility issue.
Stefanie Sanders
Are there text to speech software  compatible within canvas for the students that needed it. Also, the same question goes for a screen enlarger.
Laura Fathauer
I've been looking at the google LTI integration, focused on accessibility. Has anyone else looked at this? One of the initial things I've noticed is that the Google-specific keyboard command to bring up the keyboard shortcuts (ctl-/) doesn't work with a document viewed in the embed, but works with a sheet. 
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Stefanie Sanders
The use of colors to enhance the reading of people with dyslexia is discussed in the scientific literature. Pairing white background with black fonts might not be the best combination when it comes to readability. It is possible to change the color of a page, but the look is awkward and disturbing :-) (left picture). Is it possible to change the… (Show more)
Christopher Phillips
Click to view contentThe following is a blog post version of a presentation I gave at Instructurcon 2017 titled, “Mission Possible: Accessible Course Materials." Video available below, additional resources available at the bottom. … (Show more)
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