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Creating A World Where Digital Access Is Universally Available

At STS, we believe accessibility is not just a choice - it's a responsibility.

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Understanding Accessibility Testing

Accessibility testing involves evaluating a website or application against industry standards using assistive technologies like screen readers. Our web accessibility test aims to identify any shortcomings, make necessary improvements, and offer constructive feedback to elevate your digital initiatives.

WCAG 2.0/ 2.1

Accessibility testing involves evaluating a website or app to industry standards by employing assistive technologies (AT) such as screen readers. A web accessibility test is designed to detect violations, make improvements, and provide feedback about your digital initiatives.

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ADA

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Applicable Design, all electronic and information technology must be accessible to people with disabilities.

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AODA

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is a piece of legislation that establishes a procedure for developing and enforcing accessibility standards. The four core principles of the AODA are dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity.

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Section 508 Refresh

Section 508 compliance refers to a law that requires federal government websites to be accessible and safe for people with disabilities.

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As our world becomes more inclusive, digital products and platforms must lead the way! Consequently, accessibility testing needs to be part of your ongoing workflow, not just a one-off project. As accessibility standards continue to evolve, so should your digital experience to meet user needs.

Advocating for a Seamless User Experience

Creating an accessible software product benefits users, society, and your business. It enhances customer experience, fosters brand loyalty, and bolsters overall reputation. Here's how we test for the most common impairments:

Physical Disabilities

  • Testing the consistency of a website through a voice recognition software

  • Checking whether hardware (keyboard and mouse) is efficient to navigate through a website

Visual Disabilities

  • Check to see if the application has keyboard shortcuts for all mouse operations.

  • The fonts used meet the W3C Accessibility Checker results.

Hearing Disabilities

  • Check to see if the application uses vibration to alert users even when that feature is disabled (mobile apps)

  • Audio to text converters in place

Our Comprehensive Approach to Accessibility

With around 20% of the population living with a disability and potentially unable to use the internet, it's crucial to make your digital offerings accessible.

Our goal at STS is to create products that offer an inclusive user experience. Leveraging our robust toolset and industry experience, we help you achieve compliance through:

Accessibility audits

Automated
and manual scans

VPAT reporting and
documentation

User accessibility testing

User experience (UX) recommendations

VPAT creation and recommendations

EXPERIENCED WITH A RANGE OF TOOLS

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Let's Collaborate to Create a World Accessible to Everyone

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