5th European eAccessibility Forum
Benefits and costs of e-accessibility

28/03/2011, 9:00 - 18:00
Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie - 30 Avenue Corentin Cariou 75019 - Paris, France

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Creating engaging and accessible content with Adobe products

Kiran Kaja (London)

Speaker's information

Kiran Kaja photo

Kiran Kaja works for the Accessibility team at Adobe and is based in London. He is involved in European Accessibility standards and policy initiatives on behalf of Adobe. Kiran has a good insight into the end-user perspective being blind himself and having worked in the Accessibility field in a number of roles.



A short presentation and demonstration of PDF and Flash Accessibility. A discussion with the audience has followed.

  1. What’s new in Accessibility?
  2. Tools for creating accessible Flash
  3. Who can access accessible Flash?
  4. Common Trouble Spots
  5. Testing accessible Flash : Accessible Flash with Video at US Dept. of Education
  6. Accessible Flash tutorial
  7. Key Flash techniques for WCAG 2.0 compliance

-          Accessible names for objects

-          Hiding content that shouldn’t be voiced

-          Labeling form controls

-          Providing accessible controls

-          Providing logical reading and tab order

-          Providing closed captions for audio and video

-          Avoiding keyboard trapping

-          Setting the language for the content

-          Text resizing

Q & A


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