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RE: best screen readers for browser testing


From: John Goldthwaite
Date: Jun 19, 2002 4:07AM

I agree with Lisa that to meet the functional provisions of Section 508 you
have to test with assistive technology. According to Freedom Scientific,
JAWS has over 75% market share and it maybe higher for federal agency
employees using Microsoft Windows. If all you are testing is webpages you
don't need to purchase JAWS, you can buy Connect Outloud for $249 which is a
'crippled' version of JAWS that only works with IE and Outlook.

Connect Outload info-