background preloader


Facebook Twitter


Disabilities. Low cost usability testing - Making Ajax Work with Screen Readers. Summary The accessibility community is understandably concerned about the accessibility of client-side scripting, in particular using Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (Ajax) to produce Rich Internet Applications.

Making Ajax Work with Screen Readers

Steve Faulkner of Vision Australia and founder member of the Web Accessibility Tools Consortium (WAT-C) and myself on behalf of The Paciello Group (TPG) have collaborated in an effort to come up with techniques to make Ajax and other client-side scripting techniques accessible to assistive technology. The Web Accessibility Initiative's Protocols and Formats working group directly address the issue of making rich Internet applications accessible, and we borrow some of their concepts to investigate methods of ensuring that Ajax applications work with leading assistive technology products. Author: Gez Lemon and Steve Faulkner.

10 "Must Read" articles on AJAX and Accessibility.