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April 2012

PDF Accessibility Testing with JAWS, NVDA and Window-Eyes | Accessibility Chatter

by Monique

So I decided to analyze the three leading screen readers for accessing and testing PDF accessibility. Different elements, such as document title, headings, images, bookmarks, tables, forms, lists, and links were tested with each of the screen reader to understand what were their interpretation and how well did they read a tagged PDF file.

March 2012

ATHEN Report on the Accessibility of GMail and Google Calendar | ATHEN

by Monique

The Access Technology Higher Education Network (ATHEN) is continuing its functional evaluation of the components of the Google Application Suite to determine the accessibility of each component for users with various types of disabilities and assistive technology.

November 2011

DingoAccess » Measuring accessibility

by Monique

There has been much discussion, and some arguments, about how to determine the accessibility of websites. Unfortunately, this is often polarised around two simplistic choices: A compliance/conformance based approach that usually involves a checklist of criteria; or, some form of user testing by people who have different disabilities and/or who rely on different assistive technologies. Both approaches have their strength and limitations, and neither can provide a reliable declaration about the accessibility of a site on its own.

April 2011

In Defense of “Checklist” Accessibility at Karl Groves

by Monique

What the arguments attempt to assert is, essentially, that “Checklist” accessibility is not good enough, either because the checklists themselves are flawed or that the checklist takes the disabled user out of the equation and relegates their challenges to the level of a series of check items.

December 2010

Cognitive accessibility testing « Here's One Solution | Code I've been playing with

by Monique

People with cognitive impairment are still one of the less well understood groups in terms of how we can make things easier for them

September 2010

10 Tools for Evaluating Web Design Accessibility

by Monique & 1 other
In this post, you’ll find 10 free tools to help you evaluate and correct issues which decrease your website’s accessibility. There was a high emphasis on the ease-of-use during the selection of these tools.

July 2010

Screen Readers and Assistive Technology: 5 Ways to Improve Web Accessibility – SEO « Switched On Media

by Monique
The need to ensure that your business website is accessible to all visitors has never been greater.

May 2010

WebAIM: Evaluating Web Sites for Accessibility with the Firefox Web Developer Toolbar

by Monique
Based on some of the WCAG 1.0 checkpoints, this article aims to provide a quick outline of how Mozilla Firefox and the Web Developer Toolbar can help with these manual checks.

Manual And Automated Web Accessibility Testing

by Monique
There are two major approaches to testing the accessibility of web pages. The older one is manual testing, using a browser, a text editor and our best judgment. The newer method is the use of automated web accessibility testing tools. This article will explore the benefits of both approaches and will suggest how to combine both methods to achieve better results in a shorter amount of time.

What is an Accessibility Audit – Humanising Technology

by Monique
An accessibility audit is a thorough evaluation of your website using recognised guidelines and metrics. There are a lot of different approaches to doing an accessibility audit; this article gives you the low-down on exactly what you need to know.

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