Highlights of Accessibility bulletin July 2019 include
- 8th Web AIM Screen Reader User survey
- The Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format is now W3c Public recommendation
- Domino’s knocks supreme court for website inaccessibility
8th Web AIM Screen Reader User survey
The 8th Web AIM’s screen reader user survey is intended to collect new information and updates to the previous surveys. Screen reader users through-out the globe and anyone who use screen reader for evaluating accessibility of digital content are encouraged to participate in the survey. The survey have 33 questions and will approximately take 15 minutes. Go to 8th Screen reader user survey
The Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format is now W3c Public recommendation
There are currently many test procedures and tools available which aid their users in testing web content for conformance to accessibility standards such as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines [WCAG]. As the Web develops in both size and complexity, these procedures and tools are essential for managing the accessibility of resources available on the Web.
This format is intended to enable a consistent interpretation of how to test conformance to WCAG and other accessibility requirements documents and promote consistent results in accessibility testing. The rules format is designed to describe both manual accessibility tests, as well as automated tests as performed by accessibility testing tools. The document is available through September 24th, 2019 for wide review and feedback. Read more about ACT rules and share your comments / feedback.
Domino’s knocks supreme court for website inaccessibility
Guillermo Robles, , a person with blindness tried at least twice to buy a custom pizza for domino’s either on the website or on mobile. Domino’s has petitioned the Supreme Court to hear Robles’ case, where it could prove to be a landmark battle over the rights of disabled people on the internet.
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