Testing

Web Accessibility Audit

You need:

  • To determine the compliance level of your online resource against WCAG 2.0
  • To identify compatibility issues between the online resource and user agents
  • To find out how any accessibility issues can be resolved

We will:

  • Conduct a full site audit against WCAG 2.0 to capture accessibility issues to Level A, AA and AAA standards
  • Test for issues using a range of browser-based tools, manual code inspection and assistive technologies
  • Describe any technical accessibility issues and categorise them against WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria
  • Provide tailored technical and best practice recommendations with design and code examples demonstrating how to resolve issues
  • Identify the implications related to each accessibility issue and prioritise importance based upon compliance, resources and impact on the end user

Optional extra: User-Based Evaluation 

Designed to complement an Accessibility Audit, three representative users with disability or age-related impairment undertake core tasks to identify practical accessibility issues not covered by WCAG 2.0. 

Mobile App Evaluation

You need:

  • To determine the compliance level of your native iOS or Android app against relevant WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria and other standards
  • To learn best practice accessibility standards for app design

We will:

  • Conduct a technical accessibility assessment of the app to Level AA of WCAG 2.0
  • Determine if the app meets global mobile best practice standards
  • Complete an evaluation of the app using the Accessibility Inspector on the iOS simulator, CCA for Mac for iOS apps; or using the Android SDK emulator in the Eclipse IDE for Android apps
  • Establish if all content and functions of the app are correctly associated with the Accessibility API
  • User evaluation with VoiceOver, Siri and Zoom on iOS, or TalkBack, Explore by Touch and Magnification on an Android device
  • Provide a written report and analysis of each issue identified with recommendations on how to resolve them, supported with an onsite consultancy arrangement

User Testing

You need:

  • To ensure people with a variety of disabilities do not encounter barriers when using your online resource
  • To assess the practical accessibility of your online service – issues which may not have been exposed through technical assessments (such as an audit to WCAG 2.0)
  • To protect against potential discrimination claims
  • To demonstrate your commitment to the Australian Government's Digital Service Standard and/or compliance with W3C and Australian Human Rights Commission recommendations

We will:

  • Highlight the strengths and weaknesses of the online resource in terms of practical accessibility
  • Gain usability insights from users with various disabilities, such as visual, hearing, mobile or cognitive impairment, who use a range of interaction devices
  • Record quantitative data such as task success rates, and qualitative data such as the nature of mistakes made by users as they perform tasks, and incorrect inferences made
  • Establish measures of user satisfaction
  • Provide clear practical and technical recommendations for making the website more usable for people with a range of disabilities

Statement of Accessibility

You need:

  • A formal acknowledgement that you have met WCAG 2.0 to Level A, AA or AAA, usually following an Accessibility Audit or other assessment
  • Confirmation that accessibility issues identified on your site have been resolved
  • Documentation to support that your organisation is on track towards meeting obligations in line with the Disability Discrimination Act and/or Australian Government's Digital Service Standard 

We will:

  • Conduct a post-rectification review whereby two further checks of pages from the online resource are undertaken to confirm that the issues raised have been addressed successfully
  • Identify any failures or new issues and provide recommendations for resolution
  • Provide a Statement of Accessibility

Benchmark Audit

You need:

  • To determine the compliance level of your online resource against WCAG 2.0 to Level A, AA or AAA
  • To establish if your organisation is on track towards meeting its obligations in line with the Disability Discrimination Act and Australian Government's Digital Service Standard

We will:

  • Identify a representative sample of pages from which to benchmark the accessibility of the online resource
  • Determine if the pages meet the accessibility requirements of each WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion according to a graded system – pass, fail or not applicable
  • Analyse the results and highlight those issues that cause the greatest barriers to users with a disability

Conformance Audit

You need:

  • To determine the compliance level of your online resource against WCAG 2.0 to Level A, AA or AAA
  • To identify compatibility issues between the online resource and user agents
  • To find out how any accessibility issues can be resolved

We will:

  • Provide a full site audit against WCAG 2.0 to capture accessibility issues to Level A, AA and AAA standards
  • Test for issues using a range of browser-based tools, manual code inspection and assistive technologies
  • Provide a specific example of every WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion not conformed to
  • Provide technical and best practice recommendations for resolving issues

Document Audit

You need:

  • To identify accessibility issues within documents on your website (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, RTF or PDF)
  • To find out how any accessibility issues can be resolved

We will:

  • Assess documents against applicable WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria and other research-based guidelines
  • Test accessibility of documents using assistive technologies
  • Benchmark the level of accessibility of the document format as a whole
  • Provide technical and best practice recommendations for resolving issues using related software

Design Review

You need:

  • To identify any technical accessibility issues within design documents, page layouts, wireframes or templates
  • To find out how any technical accessibility issues can be resolved
  • To ensure design modifications are addressed before the build commences

We will:

  • Identify specific accessibility issues within the designs based on agreed standards
  • Consider the designs according to WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards
  • Identify aspects of the design or functionality that cannot be implemented in an accessible way
  • Recommend techniques that can be applied to ensure functionality is accessible

HTML Template Review

You need:

  • To identify any technical accessibility issues within HTML templates
  • To find out how any technical accessibility issues can be resolved
  • To reduce the need for retrofitting at later stages

We will:

  • Assess a representative sample of HTML templates according to WCAG 2.0 standards
  • Test for issues using a range of browser-based tools, manual code inspection and assistive technologies   
  • Benchmark the level of conformance against each WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion
  • Provide technical and best practice recommendations for resolving issues

Contact us for further information or a quote. 


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