Screen Reader Testing Needed

Justin justin.obara at
Tue Sep 9 18:51:25 UTC 2008

Hello Michael,

Thanks for the reply, please see my comments below

- Justin
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 (

> 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.

> Mike
> Justin wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 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
>> Justin
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