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ADAAG news headlines for Saturday, March 31, 2007

Homeowners fight subdivision for OK of child-safety wall


Wilmington Morning Star - North Carolina is one of only six states the federal government has certified for incorporating Americans With Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines in building codes. But such rules are geared toward public or commercial buildings or dwellings ... Read entire article...


ADAAG news headlines for Monday, March 26, 2007

Alleged Violations (Metropolitan News-Enterprise)


Molski further claimed the toilet seat covers and at least one of the paper towel dispensers were beyond his reach, and that all of the hygienic violations were especially important to his health and safety because he used a catheter and urine bag that needed to be emptied frequently and handled with washed hands. Read rest...

Court Gives Man Second Chance in ADA Suit Against Restaurant
Metropolitan News-Enterprise, CA - 7 hours ago
... an inspector investigated its restroom facilities and confirmed the one-time patron’s observations using the ADA accessibility guidelines. ...
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ADAAG news headlines for Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Legal update - Scotsman



Scotsman, UK - Mar 19, 2007
The survey, by SiteMorse, found the website to be have 100 per cent compliance with the W3C's Level A accessibility guidelines. The site was also found to ...
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SEO & Accessibility Prevent Lawsuits, Increases Visibility
WebProNews, KY - Mar 19, 2007
The WorldWide Web Consortium (W3C), in May 0f 1999, issued Web Content accessibility guidelines, which outlined methods of making web content easily ...
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The WorldWide Web Consortium (W3C), in May 0f 1999, issued Web Content accessibility guidelines , which outlined methods of making web content easily accessible to the visually and physically impaired. In those guidelines the W3C stated plainly, "Provide content that, when presented to the user, conveys essentially the same function or purpose as auditory or visual content." Well, one ... Continue...


ADAAG news headlines for Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Firms turn blind eye to net laws - Oxford Mail



Oxford Mail, UK - Mar 13, 2007
OxIL director Philip Prince said: "Only 10 per cent of the websites we surveyed pass the minimum accessibility guidelines. ...
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LecShare Pro updated to version 1.26
Macsimum, TN - Mar 13, 2007
LecShare Pro also lets you create web pages with embedded audio that meet Section 508 standards and WAI’s Web Content accessibility guidelines (WCAG). ...
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ADAAG news headlines for Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Review: Microsoft Expression Web website design


VNUnet - The first is that it is actually a legal requirement for commercial sites, but there's also the fact that a site following the accessibility guidelines is also highly visible to search engines. And with the importance of site ranking at an all time ... Continue...

Review: Microsoft Expression Web website design
VNUNet.com, UK - Mar 12, 2007
The first is that it is actually a legal requirement for commercial sites, but there's also the fact that a site following the accessibility guidelines is ...
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Firms turn blind eye to net laws
Oxford Mail, UK - 12 hours ago
OxIL director Philip Prince said: "Only 10 per cent of the websites we surveyed pass the minimum accessibility guidelines. ...
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LecShare Pro updated to version 1.26
Macsimum, TN - 8 hours ago
LecShare Pro also lets you create web pages with embedded audio that meet Section 508 standards and WAI’s Web Content accessibility guidelines (WCAG). ...
Continue...


ADAAG news headlines for Sunday, March 04, 2007

Disabled access to web sites under UK law


Out-Law - The W3C has a Web Accessibility Initiative, or WAI, which includes the Web Content accessibility guidelines, or WCAG. The WCAG provide three 'conformance levels'. These are known as Levels A, AA and AAA. Each level has a series of checkpoints for ... Continue...

Muscatine Journal - According to Louisa County supervisor Dave Wilson, whose occupation is civil engineer, several portions of the old building do not meet state fire codes, handicapped-accessibility guidelines or Life Safety Code requirements. For example, the stairway ... Continue...


ADAAG news headlines for Friday, March 02, 2007

For many reasons, Louisa County seeks a 1-cent local-option tax to ... - Muscatine Journal



Muscatine Journal, IA - 1 hour ago
... several portions of the old building do not meet state fire codes, handicapped-accessibility guidelines or Life Safety Code requirements. ...
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WAPELLO, Iowa — According to officials in Louisa County, the usefulness of an old, square two-story brick building in Wapello has come to an end. It was built in 1936 as a combination jail, Louisa County sheriff’s office and residence for the sheriff. Read entire article...


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