Active Accessibility Object Inspector: Cool Tool to Test Software

When AMP Toolbar Cannot Do the Testing The Accessibility Management Platform (AMP) Toolbar is great for testing web pages for accessibility. It can test images.

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How much time does it take to remediate a site or application for compliance?

One question we receive a lot at SSB BART Group is, how long does it take to bring a system into compliance with 508 or.

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The Mobile Accessibility Landscape

Introduction Cell phone usage continues to grow at a staggering rate. Recently Ars Technica reported that 110 percent of American residents have cell phones (there.

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Remediating PDF Documents

PDF Remediation A lot of people panic when they see the number of violations listed for a PDF document. Many believe that remediating PDF documents.

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MouseKeys vs. Tabbing

 Introduction As an IT Accessibility Analyst, one of the facets of my job is to check to see if interfaces on Web pages and software.

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WebAIM Screen Reader Survey

SSB applauds WebAIM for their efforts to bring data to our community.  A great example is their recent survey on screen reader usage and preferences..

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Java Access Bridge Support – 64 Bit Windows

The Java Access Bridge now works with 64 bit windows and JAWS. While this support has been included for several months there are still questions.

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How do I determine if my web site or application is Section 508 compliant?

By far the most common question we receive here at SSB BART Group is how do I determine if this thing is 508 compliant? To answer that question we have to at three key questions. To be 508 compliant you have to be able to answer each question in the affirmative. The questions are:

  • Did we write the application in a fashion that conforms to the coding requirements in the relevant standards? Did we code it right? (Technical Requirements)
  • Can people with disabilities using the application complete the core tasks of the application? Does the application as a whole produce an accessible experience? Can people with disabilities use it? (Functional Requirements)
  • Is the deployment context of the application accessible? Does the information, documentation, support and training produce an accessible experience? (Support Requirements)
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The importance of covering all bases when implementing CAPTCHA

In this article, we discuss the purpose and usage of Captcha. Specifically, how Captcha is used and made accessible, and the benefits and drawbacks of.

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Remarks on Internet Explorer 9 Accessibility and Compatibility with Assistive Technology

The release of Internet Explorer 9 has brought about new accessibility challenges which have, as a result, necessitated many assistive technology manufacturers to release new.

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