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Re: SpicyNodes, Prezi, and Piktochart are they accessible

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From: Jim Allan
Date: Dec 17, 2013 3:20PM


Lucy,
if support weren't so bad there is the aria-flowto property - only works
will with Firefox and Jaws
http://wps.pearsoned.com/WAI_ARIA_Testing/235/60309/15439152.cw/index.html
jim



On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 12:16 AM, Lucy Greco < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Exhalent answers thanks
>
> Lucia Greco
> Web Access Analyst
> IST-Campus Technology Services
> University of California, Berkeley
> (510) 289-6008 skype: lucia1-greco
> http://webaccess.berkeley.edu
> Follow me on twitter @accessaces
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Ryan E. Benson
> Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2013 3:12 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] SpicyNodes, Prezi, and Piktochart are they
> accessible
>
> I concur with Gary. At work, I see what types of software people would
> like
> to use. I denied the use of Prezi because they were non-compliant.
>
> >some organization or agency to tempt them with a contract (i.e., funds)?
> In my neck of the woods, this would be a stretch. First they would need to
> gain a Sole-Source Justification, and prove the software has something
> that
> meets a business need something else cannot. The only thing that pops into
> mind is being able to show on the web and mobile devices. I would argue
> that you could do it with straight HTML, while it would take longer, it
> could be made compliant in an easier fashion. But if some group really
> wanted to pay for it, I'd let them, but require the presentation to be
> reviewed by myself or somebody from my team prior to posting.
>
>
> Lucy- I haven't heard about the other two products to comment. However org
> charts are messy to do. I'd most likely tell them to post it as an image
> and give it an appropriate alt.
>
> --
> Ryan E. Benson
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 2:44 PM, Morin, Gary (NIH/OD) [E] <
> <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> > Prezi is not - they have addressed or, at least, acknowledged the issue
> in
> > the past, in discussions but not in terms of remediation, from what I
> can
> > tell. see the following discussion threads:
> >
> > *
> >
> https://getsatisfaction.com/prezi/topics/prezi_needs_to_address_disability
> _access_its_the_law
> > *
> > https://getsatisfaction.com/prezi/topics/is_prezi_ada_508_compliant
> >
> > not sure what it would take for Prezi to be more responsive - maybe some
> > organization or agency to tempt them with a contract (i.e., funds)?
> >
> > Gary M. Morin
> >
> > ?utm_content=topic_link&utm_medium=email&utm_source=reply_notification
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Lucy Greco [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> > Sent: Friday, December 13, 2013 1:47 PM
> > To: WebAIM Discussion List
> > Subject: [WebAIM] SpicyNodes, Prezi, and Piktochart are they accessible
> >
> > Hello:
> > I have been asked to work with a site that wants to use SpicyNodes,
> > Prezi, and Piktochart to show org charts and such. Has anyone used
> these
> > and or seen successful uses of them that are accessible? the quick
> examples
> > I saw were not so I am hoping we can find an answer. Thanks Lucy
> >
> > Lucia Greco
> > Web Access Analyst
> > IST-Campus Technology Services
> > University of California, Berkeley
> > (510) 289-6008 skype: lucia1-greco
> > http://webaccess.berkeley.edu
> > Follow me on twitter @accessaces
> >
> >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >



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