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Accessibility Weekly

May 18, 2020 • Issue #185

Featured: Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Thursday, May 21, 2020, marks the ninth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).

Read Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

Sponsored: What’s the difference between PDF and accessible PDF?

An accessible PDF is a PDF document that can be read and accessed by people with disabilities, primarily for the vision-impaired that may use assistive technology to read the file through text-to-speech or a Braille printout. Can your PDFs do that?

Read more of What’s the difference between PDF and accessible PDF?

News, resources, tools and tutorials

New to A11y

Carie Fisher reminds you that the topic of accessible images is much more nuanced than you   think. The article on accessible images reviews the different types of images, dives into some real-world examples of inaccessible public service announcements (PSAs), and discusses which elements matter most when critical messages need to reach everyone. I'm sure I'll refer to this post constantly, and you should bookmark it too.

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Yours in accessibility,
David A. Kennedy
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