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The Perils of Using Assistive Technology for Testing

taught by: Elizabeth Simister

Description:

Many organizations, Blackboard included, rely on the screen reader JAWS as one of their main methods of confirming whether or not an application is accessible. Although using a tool like JAWS can be a great resource in understanding the overall accessibility of an application, there are still many issues than can slip through. This discussion is intended to cover some of those issues.

Practical Skills:

  • Why it is critical to use more than just assistive technologies verifying the accessibility of applications

Prerequisites:

  • None