Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology

Accessible Blockly

Speaker: Stephanie Ludi (University of North Texas)
Date: May 09, 2019
Grant: AccessCSForAll
Block-based languages are a common way to engage novice programmers, especially children. However, accessibility is lacking. We will present our work in adding keyboard navigation and screen reader support to the Blockly framework to increase accessibility to block-based languages for persons with visual impairments.