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Acrobat Action Wizard and Dealing with Scanned Content

In this accessibility podcast Chad and I discuss the merits of the Adobe Acrobat Action Wizard for accessibility and when you should and shouldn’t use it. We also talk about dealing with making scanned documents accessible using Acrobat as well as advanced options like Abbyy Fine Reader. You definitely want to stick around to find out Who’s on Twitter. This episode’s feature comes from Scotland!

Chad Chelius and Dax Castro during an Accessibility Podcast with the Chax Chat Logo between them.

PAC 2021 upcoming release, accessibility events and complex menus

In this episode we discuss complex navigation menus in a PDF and defining the expected user experience with the client and we talk about the upcoming release of PAC 2021 for MAC and PC!!! Do not forget “Who’s on Twitter?” This week we reveal a very useful twitter profile if you are interested in keeping up on speaking events related to accessibility.

Chad Chelius and Dax Castro during an Accessibility Podcast with the Chax Chat Logo between them.

Order Panel versus Layer Panel, Actual Text and blind gaming

Join us this week where we talk about the Order panel versus the Layer panel and what to use, when. We also bring up an important point about Actual Text and how you can unintentionally misuse it. Our “Who’s on Twitter Spotlight” features a blind World of Warcraft player and our sponsor this episode is CommonLook. You do not want to miss this episode!

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Guest: Whitney Quesenbery author of “A Web for Everyone”

Alright guys, welcome to another episode of Chax Chat. I’m here with Chad Chelius, and we have a special guest today, Whitney Quesenbery, who happens to be the co-author of “A Web For Everyone” and she now runs the Center for Civic Design. Whitney, welcome to the program. We wanted to have Whitney on as a guest because one of the things that is interesting is, you know, with accessibility being promoted in a lot of companies right now, you know, fighting that pushback of when do you start accessibility?

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Guest: Sheri Byrne-Haber on starting an accessibility program in your organization

This week, we are excited because we have a very special guest. So Sheri Byrne-Haber is someone that I have been following for a long time on Medium and she and I have become friends on LinkedIn. I look forward to her articles, they are always so great. Sherry is an accessibility architect with VMware. And I’m really happy to introduce Sherry to you here today at Chax Chat. So Sheri, can you tell us a little bit about yourself?

Chad Chelius and Dax Castro during an Accessibility Podcast with the Chax Chat Logo between them.

Jose Martinez of the Lighthouse for the Blind talks about Alt-text for Hyperlinks and forms mode for screen readers

Listen to our guest speaker, Jose Martinez of the Lighthouse for the Blind as he talks about his experience with forms and the problems with forms mode. We also talk about alt-text on hyperlinks and why they are important. It’s our fourth podcast and we’re getting a lot of good feedback, which is exciting and, you know, just really enjoying creating these podcasts and getting the word out getting people’s feedback.

Chad Chelius and Dax Castro during an Accessibility Podcast with the Chax Chat Logo between them.

Why multiple H1 tags is okay, colorblind friendly color palettes and usability vs compliance

Topics for this episode include the use of multiple H1 tags, Adobe Color for colorblind friendly palettes, usability vs code compliance. Alright guys, welcome to Episode Two. Alright, Chad, welcome to Episode Three. This has been great, really awesome. The feedback on the episodes has been great. And and I think, you know…