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How do you detect a screen reader? – Humanising Technology Blog

by Monique

The short answer is that you can’t. At the time of writing there isn’t a way to reliably detect whether someone visiting your site is using a screen reader (or screen magnifier). You might have heard that Flash will do the trick, but that might not be quite the solution you’re expecting.


Accessibility does not prevent you from using JavaScript or Flash | 456 Berea Street

by Monique
A common misconception is that in order to make a website accessible you have to abstain from using JavaScript or Flash. Almost every time I hold a workshop on Web standards and accessibility there is at least one participant who believes that accessibility limits what they can do on the Web by telling them to stay away from anything that isn’t pure HTML.

code · Video for Everybody!

by Monique & 11 others
Video for Everybody is simply a chunk of HTML code that embeds a video into a website using the HTML5 <video> element, falling back to QuickTime and Flash automatically, without the use of JavaScript or browser-sniffing. It therefore works in RSS readers (no JavaScript), on the iPhone / iPad (don’t support Flash) and on many, many browsers and platforms.


WCAG 1.0 Techniques for Flash

by Monique & 6 others (via)
WCAG 1.0 Guidelines and Checkpoints for Flash (p1 and p2).

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