As a member of the W3C‘s Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force, I agreed to review web-security technologies. I chose to begin with CAPTCHA. My first draft is below. The format I am using is the one I intend to use for future reviews. All the text is my own. I welcome your feedback, additions, … Continue reading CAPTCHA, Cognitive Disabilities, v1 (W3C Task Force)
Description of the Technologies Most user interfaces are designed to help users complete tasks. However, web security and privacy technologies intentionally introduce barriers to task completion. They require users to perceive more and to do more to complete tasks. Three examples of these technologies are passwords, CAPTCHA, and 2-Factor Authentication. Passwords are words or character … Continue reading Online Security & Privacy for People with Cognitive Disabilities: Challenges & Solutions
I am trying to evaluate the barriers of online security and privacy to people with cognitive disabilities. This work will help inform the effort of the W3C’s Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force to recommend standards on how to make online security and privacy more accessible. Problem I am struggling with how to go … Continue reading Online Security & Privacy for People with Cognitive Disabilities, Part 1
I finish using WebAIM’s Cognitive Web Accessibility Checklist, and assess the general accessibility of The Down’s Syndrome Scotland Web site.
The “Clear Helper” Web site has its first page! I designed it using HTML 5 and CSS 3, and experimented with a voice narration feature.