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Re: Flash and accessibility


From: Peter Weil
Date: Dec 22, 2008 9:30AM

What specific technique(s) do people recommend for providing end-users
with the choice of viewing the Flash content or the html/css version?
Can anyone provide any examples?

I've been instructed to use Flash-based navigation menu (created by
someone else) for a particular site. Personally, I would never do a
Flash-based menu like this, but it's a very rare occasion -- a small,
artsy site with a limited, specialized audience, and we've been asked
to do this. But making the navigation menu accessible is obviously

Thanks, Peter

On Dec 20, 2008, at 12:19 PM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:

> On 20/12/08 18:13, Dean Hamack wrote:
>> I was just trying to figure out whether I should also use that
>> content for the folks using screenreaders, or just let them
>> navigate the
>> Flash site. I think I'll go with the former.
> I'd suggest using the Flash accessibility feature set and giving
> end-users the choice.
> --
> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis