Accessibility Guide – Overview
Some accessibility affordances are provided by the OS/Browser, some through external tools like screen readers, and others through the Accessibility Options menu within the JEDI Tool. Here we will cover all of the supported accessibility features.
Background Sound Disabled
Turn on to isolate spoken audio for clarity.
Magnification can be done through an accessibility feature of your operating system. Here’s where it can be found under each operating system’s accessibility menu.
- Windows – “Magnifier” under the “View” section.
- Android – “Magnification”
- MacOS – “Zoom”
- iOS – “Zoom” under the “Vision” section.
Turn on to show closed captions for spoken dialog.
Turn on to enable high contrast text and buttons. Turns on or off automatically based on your operating system’s contrast setting, but can be changed manually as well.
Turn on to disable zooming and panning imagery.
Play at Reduced Speed
Turn on to slow down the tool by one-third.
Supported screen readers will read out elements of interactivity. Keyboard controls can be used to cycle through buttons and activate them based on the browser’s keyboard support for website navigation. Touchscreen OSes will read the button names where the buttons are located. The following outlines the level of support that each screen major screen reader provides.
- Windows Reader – This can be used, but is not recommended due to Windows Reader having limited ARIA-live compatibility.
- NVDA – Compatible
- JAWS – Compatible
- MacOS VoiceOver – Compatible
- iOS VoiceOver – Compatible
- Android TalkBack – Compatible
The following is browser compatibility.
- Chrome – Compatible
- Safari – Compatible
- Firefox – Compatible, but will play the input chime where no input is being requested
- Edge – Compatible
Turn on to enable descriptions of story-critical images and new interactions.