5.1.3.1: General

Where visual information is needed to enable the use of those functions of ICT that are closed to assistive technologies for screen reading, ICT shall provide at least one mode of operation using non-visual access to enable the use of those functions.

Notes

  1. Non-visual access may be in an audio form, including speech, or a tactile form.
  2. The visual information needed to enable use of some functions may include operating instructions and orientation, transaction prompts, user input verification, error messages and non-text content.

Testing methods

Type of complianceTesting
Pre-conditions
  1. Visual information is needed to enable the use of those functions of the ICT that are closed to assistive technology for screen reading.
Procedure
  1. Determine the functions of the ICT closed to screen reading.
  2. Check that they are all operable using non-visual access.
Result
Pass: Check 2 is true
Fail: Check 2 is false

Requirement details

Reference number: 5.1.3.1

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