Andrew Kirkpatrick is Corporate Accessibility Engineering Lead for Adobe Systems. He speaks regularly at conferences and writes on the topic of accessibility, including contributing chapters to Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance.
Contributions by Andrew Kirkpatrick
Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. To mark the day and promote the goal of the day, groups of developers and designers interested in accessibility offer webinars, presentations, and networking events to interest and educate more people about why accessibility is important and how to address accessibility in web content, documents, and software.
Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery’s article last week includes a lot of accessibility concepts that we thought people might want to dig into a little deeper, so we assembled a few key resources that may be of interest.
Andrew Kirkpatrick of the CPB/WGBH National Center for Accessible Media tackles Flash MX from the developer’s perspective, showing how authors can more easily generate accessible Flash content, and where roadblocks remain.