Coolfields Consulting Archive for the ‘Accessibility’ Category

Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 7 – Following Links on Web Pages

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The 7th in my series of videos about Dragon Naturally Speaking. In this video I show how to follow links in web pages – including when those links are images.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 6 – Browsing the Web

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The 6th in my series of videos about Dragon Naturally Speaking. In this video I show using Dragon to start browsing the web – including scrolling the browser window, visiting sites, and opening/closing browser tabs.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 5 – Correcting and Formatting Text

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This is the fifth video in my series covering the basic operation of Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice recognition software. In this video I demonstrate how to correct and format text that I’ve already entered into a wordprocessing package.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 4 – Dictating Text

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Part 4 of my series of videos on basic use of Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice recognition software. This video covers dictating text into wordprocessing software.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 3 – Opening Applications

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The third video in my series on Dragon NaturallySpeaking is now ready. In it, I look at the commands for opening applications and manipulating application windows.

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My Next Presentation at WordPress London

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On Thursday 20th February 2014 I’ll be presenting again at the WordPress London Meetup Group. My presentation is entitled ‘So, How do I Know if my WordPress Website is Accessible?’, and yes, it’s the one I delivered at WordCamp London in November 2013.

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First Two Dragon NaturallySpeaking Videos on YouTube

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The first two videos in my Dragon NaturallySpeaking series are now uploaded to YouTube. Dragon Naturally Speaking is voice recognition software and is used by many with motor impairments. The series will demonstrate using the software to open applications, create and edit documents, and to browse the web.

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Specification for an accessible video/media player

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The whole world is going video now, and I want to start including videos on the Coolfields Consulting website. But obviously I want the videos to be presented in an accessible player that works on all the major platforms – including tablets and smartphones. So here is my requirements list for an accessible media player.

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Using aria-hidden to help provide better link context in WordPress Admin screens

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The problem of insufficient link text within WordPress admin screens could bizarrely be solved with the use of the aria-hidden attribute. This post sets out the problem and describes a possible solution. But is it a good idea? Comments welcome.

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WordCamp London – A great experience

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Brief write up of the first WordCamp London which took place in November 2013.

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