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Knowledge database - Link tips and Tools

We want to encourage everyone involved in producing and promoting positive online content for children to learn more about accessibility through the work of relevant initiatives and organizations as well as already existing international standards and guidelines!

 

We have started a collection of link tips and online tools on the topic of accessibility and special needs of people with disabilities, which is meant to promote existing initiatives, standards and recommendations all over the world (please see below).
This so-called "knowledge database" based on input by experts and research still has very much potential to be expanded:

Knowledge database.pdf
PDF-Dokument [63.7 KB]

We want to invite everyone to send in more information, resources and best practice examples to be included. If you would like to participate in the project, you are welcome to send in additions and ideas via poscon@lmk-online.de.

Initiatives / Organisations / Information / Guidelines

Tools for Testing and Simulation

Assistive technologies and Accessibility tools

Visual skills, ablepsia

  • Screenreader and braille keyboard

    • JAWS screen reading software http://www.freedomsci.de/

  • Enlargement programs / technologies, reduce resolution

  • Caption and subtitle videos: http://www.amara.org/

Hearing skills, deafness

  • Sign languages on websites (videos)

  • Sign language avatars

    • Sign language avatar and website translator http://handtalk.me/en

  • Caption and subtitle videos: http://www.amara.org/

Mobility

  • Special mouse operated by mouth or air

  • Special keyboards (braille, special small/narrow keys, special large keys)

  • Operation by eyes / pointing devices

  • On screen keyboard: https://www.ssbbartgroup.com/blog/2014/01/16/web-accessibility-101-video-series-onscreen-keyboard-demo/

Speech and language

  • Disabilities and assistive technologies: http://www.tobii.com/en/assistive-technology/global/disabilities/

Autism

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