Screen Reader Testing Needed
justin.obara at utoronto.ca
Tue Sep 9 18:51:25 UTC 2008
Thanks for the reply, please see my comments below
On 9-Sep-08, at 2:19 PM, Michael S Elledge wrote:
> Hi Justin--
> I've found that the best approach is to go through a site as if you
> were a screen reader user, i.e., using common user commands,
> listening to page content and trying out functionality.
> I can put together a protocol for reviewing a page/component for you
> to try.
If you could send me a protocol that would be very helpful. My biggest
concern right now is that I'm not actually using the screen reader
like a screen reader user would. A protocol for any of our components
on the daily build page would be good (build.fluidproject.org)
> In actual user testing, we ask screen reader users to perform the
> same tasks as sighted users.
I should look into this. I suppose I should do a preliminary pass to
test it first before getting a user to try it.
> Justin wrote:
>> As Fluid's components continue to develop and progress it would be
>> helpful to ensure that they are meeting the needs of those using
>> Screen Readers.
>> I am still learning about screen readers, and as such haven't been
>> able to properly test our components with them.
>> Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.
>> Also if you have any good learning resources that you would like
>> to share, please pass them along.
>> Thank You
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