#a11ychat – Making Video and Audio Accessible to All

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Welcome to the second web accessibility chat, AKA #a11ychat! The "Accessibility Avengers" @nethermind and @goodwitch will be your high energy hosts and moderators for this event.

The topic for this chat will be:

"Making Video and Audio Accessible to All: What are your successes and biggest challenges?"

Elle Waters (@nethermind) and Glenda Sims (@goodwitch) will kick off the discussion with their thoughts and questions on topics including transcripts, captions, sign language and keyboard friendly multimedia players throughout the chat, and generate a discussion around fully accessible multimedia.

To participate, you can view the chat through whatever method you currently use for Twitter, or you can chat through http://tweetchat.com or http://www.easychirp.com/, which is an accessible Twitter tool. 

We hope you join us and share your thoughts!


For over fifteen years, Deque has been helping major corporations, government agencies, and other organizations ensure that their websites and mobile apps are accessible to everyone. We have more than fifteen years of history of serving the federal government, including undertaking the biggest accessibility program that's occurred in the United States government or anywhere. Deque also works with .edu's and mission-focused nonprofits to ensure that their materials and systems are usable and barrier free for users with disabilities. The company invented the first accessibility plug-in software, the first web-based testing platform, and the first server-based accessibility solution. All of these have been created in the service of helping our customers become accessible, advance the goals of their organization, and remove barriers for all users on the web.

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