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screen readers and good sites

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@access.digex.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 1998 10:00:47 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199812021500.KAA25853@access5.digex.net>
To: besimp@gilbern.com
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
to follow up on what Bernard E. Simpkin said:

Q1:
> We have been asked to create a website to be accessible by users with
> varying degrees of visual impairment. As we examine different options
> there are some questions we have.
> 
> Can anyone help us to identify any screen reader software?

I would suggest you start at the glossary of adaptive technology
techniques at the University of Toronto.

   Linkname: Adaptive Technology Resource Center - Technical Glossary
        URL: http://www.utoronto.ca/atrc/tech/techgloss.html

Q2:
> Are there any websites that have been created to work with this
> software that I can be directed to?

From a recent discussion on the <webwatch@telelists.com> 
-- note new address -- mailing list:

to follow up on what Jeff Dunn said:

> I'm  in need of finding an  example on the net of a  on-line  store front,
> that happens to be both  speech friendly and visually  attractive.  

Karl Hebenstreit had a useful suggestion on this one.

Use a search engine to pull up pages that link to Bobby, and then
skim them until you find one you really like.

His note with three ready-made search URLs is at

  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/1998OctDec/0109.html

You could do a similar thing with the blue ribbon campaign or 
anybrowser.

Al
Received on Wednesday, 2 December 1998 10:01:00 GMT

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