11 ACCESSIBLE FLASH
by Bob Regan and Andrew Kirkpatrick
This chapter is for web designers who wish to make accessible, interactive rich media. It's a guide to creating accessible Adobe Flash content that assumes no previous knowledge of accessibility or assistive technology. This chapter covers the following topics:
- User requirements for users with disabilities
- The base set of technical requirements for developing accessible Flash content
- Key concepts common to computer programming that are relevant to developing accessible Flash content
- Best practices for creating accessible design in Flash
For many Flash designers, the single greatest challenge to understanding accessibility is how to best appreciate the experience of people ...