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Does it work for everyone?

You put time, energy, and money (and maybe even a little blood, sweat or tears!) into building your website, application, or system, and we want to make sure that it works the way it should for everyone. Accessibility testing ensures that all of your users are able to get the same experience every time.

We’ll work with you to identify which level of compliance you need – WCAG (A, AA, AAA) and while keeping in mind your respective accessibility legislation – ADA or AODA. Then our PLATO accessibility team will run automated tests on your website using industry-leading tools. Next, we’ll review and report on the output from the tool tests and then finally, we’ll manually test your system to make sure that any issues that may impact your users have been identified.

Once the accessibility testing is complete, we will provide you with a detailed compliance report on what needs to be fixed in order to achieve your certification.

We help you meet the four core principles of accessibility

Magnifying Glass on Paper Representing Test Automation Process


Can your content be seen and heard by all of your users?

The information and user interface components you present must be presentable to users in ways they can perceive. Your users must be able to perceive the information being presented.

  • Provide text alternatives for non-text content
  • Provide captions and alternatives for audio and video content
  • Make content adaptable, and make it available to assistive technologies
  • Use sufficient contrast to make things easy to see and hear
Computer Monitor and Smartphone Representing Test Automation Process


Can the user perform the actions required to interact with your content?

The user interface components and navigation you’ve chosen must be operable. Your users must be able to operate the interface in order to interact with your content.

  • Make all functionality keyboard accessible
  • Give users enough time to read and use content
  • Do not use content that can trigger seizures
  • Help users navigate and find content
Light Bulb Representing Test Automation Process


Is your content written and presented in a way that anyone could understand it?

The information and the operation of your user interface must be understandable. Your users must be able to understand the information as well as the operation of the user interface.

  • Make text readable and understandable
  • Make content appear and operate in predictable ways
  • Help users avoid and correct mistakes
Paper being Fed into Machine Representing Test Execution


Can your content be read via assistive technologies and convey meaning?

Content must be robust enough that it can be interpreted reliably by a wide variety of user agents, including assistive technologies. This means that users must be able to access the content as technologies advance.

  • Maximize compatibility with current and future technologies

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