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Re: accessibility of accessibility checking tools


From: sucharu
Date: Jan 4, 2016 9:13PM

Dear all,
Wish you all a very happy new year.
Is there any progress in the matter?
Please do update.

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Lucy Greco
Sent: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 1:25 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] accessibility of accessibility checking tools

this is a vary in portent problem we are facing today we need to have
access to the tools our peers use to test as blind access professionals.
we are holding a meeting at CSUN on Thursday morning at 10 about this vary
topic. a few other blind professionals and my self are wanting to start
a community that can share tools tips and tricks for other blind users.
the listing for the event is called strike of the bats. and will be led by
my self and Birkir Gunnarsson this meeting will be to talk about how best
to share information and start creating a library of tools and lessons
for blind professionals to use in there #a11y work. Lucy

On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 12:43 AM, Shadi Abou-Zahra < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hello,
> W3C/WAI maintains a list of web accessibility evaluation tools:
> - http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tools/
> Some tool vendors provide information about the accessibility of their
> tools. You can find these tools -- currently only 6 tools -- by using the
> filter option "Tools providing accessibility information" at the very end
> of the filter options list.
> Use the "Add your tool" button to provide information about tools that you
> know about -- as a tool user or tool vendor.
> Best,
> Shadi
> On 22.12.2015 06:27, sucharu wrote:
>> Hey All,
>> Good morning!
>> I want to learn about
>> 1. Available accessibility evaluating tools accessible for screen
>> reader users.
>> 2. Is there any work around to make "inspect element" accessible.
>> 3. Is there some free tool that can check whole website at one go.
>> 4. Looking for reply.
>> 5. Thanks,
>> 6. Sucharu
>> >> >> >> >>
> --
> Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
> Activity Lead, WAI International Program Office
> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> > > > >

Lucia Greco
Web Accessibility Evangelist
IST - Architecture, Platforms, and Integration
University of California, Berkeley
(510) 289-6008 skype: lucia1-greco
Follow me on twitter @accessaces