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Re: earthquake quiz


From: Andrew Kirkpatrick
Date: Mar 31, 2010 7:27AM

This is a good example of Flash which is moderately accessible without any effort on the part of the developer. Yes, the text is accessible since the Flash player exposes text by default. Fortunately the layout is simple and the reading order is correct (at least until the results slide). The buttons to progress to the next screen in the quiz should be labeled but they are not, and although some users will guess correctly what the button is for it is better to take the 4 or 5 seconds to label this image-based button.

Accessible Flash will not work with VoiceOver yet as accessibility on the Flash Player today is Windows-only.


Andrew Kirkpatrick
Senior Product Manager, Accessibility
Adobe Systems


-----Original Message-----
Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 8:02 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] earthquake quiz

With JAWS there were quetions and buttons that were readable that advanced
to the coices that were identified with readable buttions in JAWS 11. The
text was properly labeled and I was able to complete the exercise using JAWS
11 and IE 8.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Randi" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] earthquake quiz

> It's not accessible with Voiceover, that's for sure. Just played some
> music. There was nothing on the page other than saying "earthquake
> quiz" and links taking me back and home. Is there supposed to be
> content to interact with? Maybe it works with Snow Leopard. I need to
> upgrade ;)
> ~Randi and Guide Dog Jayden
> In the Center of the Roof
> http://raynaadi.blogspot.com/
> On Mar 30, 2010, at 4:27 PM, < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> I am posting the following as this exercise appears to be completely
>> accessible with JAWS using Flash format.
>> http://www.members.shaw.ca/gf6/earthquake.html
>> Chuck