Flash Accessibility Features

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Macromedia Flash is a web technoology used to create vector graphics based animations for the web. The workshop will talk about the accessibility features and the limitations of accessibility of Macromedia Flash presentations. Flash 5.0 has new accessibility features, but authors are responsible for including these features in their designs and supporting keyboard commands.

Location and Times

Date: April 4th, 2003

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Harper Community College, Palatine, IL (Directions)

Building: Business and Social Science Center (Campus Map)

Room: I225


Starts at 1:00pm

Flash Accessibility Features

ends at 3:00pm


If have an questions or comments please contact the Presentor or one of the local hosts:

Presentor: Jon Gunderson (Universify of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign)

Local hosts: Tom Thompson and Sarah Stark (Harper Community College)


Jon Gunderson is currently the Coordinator of information technology accessibility for people with disabilities at UIUC in the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services. He has been working in the area of web accessibility for over 6 years and is chair of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative User Agent Accessibility Guidelines working group. He has given numerous presentations and has taught several courses on designing universally accessible web resources.

Find out more about web accessibility at the CITA website


Two ways to register:

1. Web based registration form


2. Contact Fran Hendrickson at:
Email: fhendric@harpercollege.edu
Phone: (847) 925-6586