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DONNA MACK’S ACCESSIBILITY HACKS™
(for Speakers and Subject Matter Experts)
- Talk directly to the person with a disability, not an attendant, interpreter, or guide. Remember, service dogs don’t speak English either.
- In presentations, like your mama always said: “Don’t just point. Use your words.”
- Utilize a reliable transcription service to provide captioning for all videos, and remember to PROOFREAD!
- Let’s talk websites: Use alt tags (short for “alternative description.” Not only do they allow blind and visually impaired customers to transparently experience your site graphics, but they help to boost your SEO. Have questions?…Ask a techie.
- Make handouts and other print resources available electronically in Word or PDF formats, or online.
- Web-based forms are notorious for their inaccessibility to the Disability Market—keeping us from engaging with you! I am an educated user of adaptive technology—not a techie. Here’s a link to an article to assist your webmaster in ensuring your site’s web-based forms are both accessible and user-friendly:
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