Help Joe Clark start up an accessibility research project
Joe Clark, Web accessibility guru and the author of Building Accessible Websites, is looking to start up a fairly large accessibility research project. The Open & Closed Project will do several things, each of them big enough to warrant a project of their own:
- Write a set of standards for four fields of accessibility – captioning, audio description, subtitling and dubbing – as used in broadcasting and home video, at the movies, and on the Web
- Develop training and certification programs
- Work on a universal file format for the mentioned fields of accessibility
- Design and test new fonts for captioning and subtitling
That sounds like a lot of work, and it is. To raise money for this project, Joe needs your help. Starting today, he is asking for small donations to support him for four months while he works full-time on raising the larger amount of money needed for the actual project.