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RE: JavaScript and Screen Readers

From: Ryan Jean <ryanj@disnetwork.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 10:29:32 -0400
To: "'Accessys@smart.net'" <accessys@smart.net>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E1KV5lh-0005vs-Vk@bart.w3.org>

I'm assuming this is for Mac correct? Is there more info on this tool?

Sincerely,
Ryan Jean
Assistant IT Specialist
The Disability Network
Flint, MI


-----Original Message-----
From: Accessys@smart.net [mailto:accessys@smart.net] 
Sent: Monday, August 18, 2008 9:48 AM
To: Ryan Jean
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: JavaScript and Screen Readers


don't ignore the other screen readers, especially the (free) open
source readers such as eMACspeak.

Bob

On Mon, 18 Aug 2008, Ryan Jean wrote:

> Due to my recent issues with JavaScript and screen readers, such as JAWS,
I
> contacted Freedom Scientific about what they can do about making their
> software more web accessible. I think a certain function in JS is
wonderful
> ("document.write()") as it enables the screen to be re-written without
> opening a new window or having to duplicate the webpage. The only thing is
> to make it readable by screen readers. Freedom Scientific wrote me back
> saying they are gathering information on the subject and talking to their
> senior tech specialist. I'm also going to contact Java on the matter.
> Updates to come.
>
>
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Ryan Jean
>
> Assistant IT Specialist
>
> The Disability Network
>
> Flint, MI
>
>
>
>

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