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Re: Screen Reader tests after code validation


From: Andrew Kirkpatrick
Date: Mar 8, 2010 9:48AM

I'll agree with Leonie that you shouldn't rely exclusively on testing by users who aren't full-time users. I do think that there is value in having developers and testers know the basics however and encouage this - our developers find a lot of issues as they work this way. We also need to continually readjust their expectations to be in line with how users use assistive technologies like JAWS.

4. Is the "JAWS for developers" training offered by SSB Bart (or some other vendor I do not know of) worth the cost - compared to self-teaching based on the JAWS "help files?"

SSB's training is high-quality. It depends on how much time you have to learn - if you work with experienced trainers you will shorten your learning curve and be more effective sooner.