Building Accessible Buttons with ARIA: A11y Support Series

Previously Paul J. Adam explained how to build ARIA role="alert" Modal Dialogs in his A11y support series. In his latest post in the series, Paul details how to build another ARIA widget: a simple role="button" UI control. He also explains what screen reader and browser combinations are supported when using other ARIA attributes allowed on role="button." Continue Reading Building Accessible Buttons with ARIA: A11y Support Series

Accessibility Testing with the NVDA Screenreader

This is the first post in a two-part series on Accessibility Testing for Developers by Matt Isner, a developer here at Deque Systems. For today's post, Matt has created a video demonstration for sighted developers on how to install and configure the NVDA screen reader for accessibility testing. (Please note: NVDA is for Windows only.) In this video Matt will cover... Why we've chosen to… Continue Reading Accessibility Testing with the NVDA Screenreader

Deque Systems Awards $10,000 Amaze Grant to NVDA

Deque Press Release

March 20, 2015 - San Diego, CA - Deque Systems is proud to announce that NV Access (http://www.nvaccess.org/) is the winner of the 2015 Amaze Grant, a $10,000 award given to new technologies and initiatives that help increase digital accessibility for users with disabilities. NV Access is the developer of NVDA, screen-reading software that can read a computer screen in synthetic speech, or via a… Continue Reading Deque Systems Awards $10,000 Amaze Grant to NVDA