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Shawn Lawton Henry

Shawn Lawton�Henry�leads the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)'s worldwide education and outreach activities, promoting web accessibility for people with disabilities. She develops online resources to help web developers understand and implement web accessibility guidelines, and provides presentations and training on accessible web design and development with the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Shawn has presented and published papers on accessibility and usability for Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), Usability Professionals Association (UPA), Web Design World, and many other conferences around the world (www.uiaccess.com/pres.html). Her publications also include the "Everyone Interfaces" chapter in User Interfaces for All (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000), Accessibility in the User-Centered Design Process (Georgia Tech Research Corporation, 2004), and other online resources (www.uiaccess.com/pubs.html). Prior to joining W3C WAI, Shawn consulted with international standards bodies, research centers, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, education providers, and Fortune 500 companies to develop and implement strategies to optimize design for usability and accessibility (www.uiaccess.com/experience.html). She developed UIAccess.com to share information on universal user interface design and "usable accessibility." Shawn holds a research appointment at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Shawn Lawton Henry's Books

Constructing Accessible Web Sites

Constructing Accessible Web Sites

  • Publication Date: July 10, 2003
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-148-2

Accessibility is about making websites that don't exclude people with visual, aural, or physical disabilities. Through real-world examples, this practical book will teach you how to create or retrofit accessible websites quickly and easily. Learn More …

Web Accessibility

Web Accessibility

  • Publication Date: July 24, 2006
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-638-8

Written by some of the top names in web accessibility, this book is a must-hav' if you want to deliver your web content to as wide an audience as possible. Learn More …