[AG-TECH] Accessibility on the Grid

Colin Perkins csp at csperkins.org
Wed Apr 21 17:08:00 CDT 2004

On 21 Apr 2004, at 21:51, agtech at virtualvenue.org wrote:
> Just wondering if anyone in the community might be developing methods 
> or applications for Accessibility.  We are working with a state 
> organization and they are trying to close the gap on learning 
> abilities of the hearing and visually impaired.  The problem being, 
> disabled students fall behind in later years due to poor translation 
> of complex issues.
> I'm sure the AG can be leveraged or augmented to accommodate these 
> folks.  Any suggestions?

There's been a lot of discussion in the AVT and SIPPING working groups 
of the IETF recently, particularly focussed on hearing-impaired users 
(see, for example, RFCs 2793 and its update, and RFC 3351). I don't 
know if any of the developing standards are being implemented within 
AG, however.

Colin Perkins

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