Re: [BCAB] Web Design advice Richard Godfrey-McKay 22 Nov 2012 20:21 GMT
Sue, Isn't the important thing to ensure that your agreement with the designers states that the site needs to be accessible/usable by blind/ps/disabled people, and, that should, in my view, give you the opportunity to come back to them if that group subsequently encounters a design problem? the danger of telling them specifically what you want is that you may not cover all the ground, and if the problem which emerges hasn't been mentioned, the designers may try to argue that you didn't specify that! Very important to ask potential designers to give info re their experience of designing such sites. Richard -----Original Message----- From: Bcab [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Sue & Ian Sent: 22 November 2012 20:06 To: British Computer Association Subject: [BCAB] Web Design advice Hi, I am looking for some advice from those of you who understand web design and implimenting accessibility/usability from the start. I am involved with a small group who have just secured funding to set up a website and we want to make sure it is accessible and more importantly useable from a disabled persons point of view, especially using screen readers and magnification. Is there anything in particular we should be a, asking for and b, looking for, when dealing with web designers. Thanks Susan Jones -- To find out more about BCAB and the benefits that membership can bring, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/ To manage your subscription to the BCAB mailing list, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/bcab-discussion-list/ To discuss matters relating to the mailing list, please email email@example.com.