Scripts and other techniques can be used to allow third parties to be able to enhance the accessibility of Web sites for people with different disabilities. Collaborative third party enhancements allow one user or developer to share scripts, markup, metadata or other information that can make certain web sites easier to navigate, view, and understand. Numerous scripting modules may be developed to deal wtih different websites or different types of technology.
Discussion by Disabilities
Blind & Low Vision
- Collaborative third party markup techniques can be shared among screenreader users to design easy interaction techniques for a site that may otherwise not be built for accessibility.
Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.
- WebVisum – WebVisum
- AxsJAX – Google
- Social Accessibility Project – IBM
- Zone Clipper – Abhay Mhatre & Wayne Dick
- Accessibility Commons: a metadata infrastructure for web accessibility – IBM, University of Washington. Kawanaka, S., Borodin, Y., Bigham, J. P., Lunn, D., Takagi, H., and Asakawa, C. (2008)
- Social accessibility: achieving accessibility through collaborative metadata authoring – Hironobu Takagi, Shinya Kawanaka, Masatomo Kobayashi, Takashi Itoh, Chieko Asakawa (2008)
Contributions & Discussion
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