Opportunities and Challenges for People with Disabilities on the Web
W3C WCAG 2.1 AA level
challenges with speech recognition
best ways to make accessibility evaluations in sensitive web
safe collaboration with third party operators like typist, interpreters etc.
Microsoft Teams meeting
Finnish Sign Language for the enrolled participants at Zoom Jyvaskyla
Join Zoom Meeting at https://zoom.us/j/98939810832?pwd=UTk2dHExS3J6a05VN1hrcWN3SDBzUT09
- Meeting ID: 989 3981 0832
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12 Welcome words
12.05 Basics of WCAG 2.1 AA level. Tapio Haanperä
12.15 Session 1: Meet a professional user!
- 12.15 Vision impaired professionals and Web services. Matthew Hallonbacka and Tapio Haanperä
- 12.30 Sign Language users and Web services. Antti Kronqvist
- 12.45 Sign Language users, UX and games. Suvi Pylvänen
- 13.00 Working with a third party service provider. Dr. Päivi Rainò and Liisa Halkosaari
- 13.20 ASR. Prof. Mikko Kurimo/ELEC
13.30 Q & A: https://presemo.aalto.fi/webaccessibility/
14 Session 2: Making an accessible system.
- How to build a system where user can easily create accessible content, including videos or images?
- Emerging technologies augmenting accessibility
Tapio Haanperä/Papunet, Tervetuloa uudelle saavutettavuussivustolle! | Papunet
Antti Kronqvist, MA in Teacher Education and MA in Finnish Sign Language, works as a project researcher at Sign Language Centre in University of Jyväskylä. In 2019 - 2020, he was involved in a project called ’Suomalaisen viittomakielen opetuksen kehittämishanke’ where a brand new web-based learning materials in Finnish Sign Language was released. VK-oppimateriaali/University of Jyväskylä
Dr. Päivi Rainò is a Senior Researcher at Senior Researcher at Humak UAS/Interpreting & Linguistic Accessibility. As a linguist, her research interests are focussed on sign languages, interpreting between visual and auditive languages and on intralingual translation (when the vocal-auditory language is transferred into a written form). She is also a trained subtitler and a speech-to-text reporter for hard-of-hearing people. Päivi RAINO | Senior Researcher | PhD | HUMAK University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki | Interpreting and Linguistic Accessibility (researchgate.net)
Liisa Halkosaari is an interpreter trainer, teaching in BA and MA programmes for sign language interpreting. She is interested in online pedagogy, second language learning didactics, multimodal communication – to mention a few. She is more than interested in making interaction equal and accessible.
Matthew Hallonbacka has spent the last six years working in Helsinki's technology industry. He is currently working and studying in Aalto's School of Science. He has an active personal and professional interest in web accessibility and assistive technology and is especially focused on making testing with assistive technology a core skill for everyone building digital services.
Mikko Kurimo/ELEC, Mikko Kurimo — Aalto University's research portal