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Re: Assistive Technologies / Screen Readers & Google Analytics

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From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Feb 21, 2014 9:29AM


On 21/02/2014 16:10, Karl Groves wrote:
> Looking at accessibility as a way to serve a specific population is missing
> the point that accessibility is about inclusion of all people.

and just closing the loop from the thread starter

On 21/02/2014 08:04, Ravindra Kumar Jain wrote:
> But till now mostly the answer is negative , as said in the above
> posts that assistive technology like Screen Reader is a totally
> different program altogether.

That assertion is not entirely correct, I'd say. Screen readers sit on
top of the exact same program (the browser) that "regular" users use.
And, for the most part, you don't need to do anything different in order
to make your site work equally well for an SR and non-SR user, other
than properly applying web standards and being mindful of general
accessibility considerations (which extend well beyond SR specific code).

P
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