Presentations: AbilityNet Rich Media: February 2008

Ajax and Accessibility

By Mike Davies, as part of AbilityNet's Rich Media workshop, February 2008.

Mike Davies

Ajax and Accessibility Agenda

Ajax and Web 2.0

Web 1.0

Characteristics of Web 2.0

Examples of Web 2.0

Web as a platform

Building blocks of Web 2.0

What is Ajax?

Ajax accessibility issues: Overview

Ajax accessibility issues: General

Ajax accessibility issues: Screen readers

Ajax accessibility issues: Screen readers

Ajax accessibility issues - Screen magnifiers

Ajax accessibility issues - keyboard users

Case study of retrofitting a web page using Ajax

Case Study: Yahoo! TV Search

Case Study: Currency Converter

Recommended solutions for accessible Ajax

Recommended solutions: Development

Recommended solutions: Testing

Testing with a screen reader

References: Standards

References: Books

References: Web

Thank you