Web Accessiblity Evaluation Tools
Evaluation Tools enable users to test web sites for compliance to accessibility laws and standards.
Watchfire's Bobby Online
This service will allow the testing of web pages and help expose and repair barriers to accessibility. Compliance is also encouraged with existing accessibility guidelines, such as Section 508 and the W3C's WCAG. To learn about products to test websites of all sizes for accessibility issues, please visit the accessibility section on www.watchfire.com.
Bobby is available on Watchfire's Site at: http://bobby.watchfire.com/bobby/html/en/index.jsp
UsableNet's LIFT Online
LIFT Online is a free accessibility test that will download 5 pages starting from a specified page (URL), will test them against a subset of all of usability and accessibility guidelines (rules), and send an email with the link to the usability report online. The report will be available online for 5 days after the test.
LIFT is available on UsableNet's Site at: http://www.usablenet.com
The WAVE is an online accessibility tool that facilitates human judgment in the accessible design process. There are currently 3 forms of usage as well as 3 types of preferences.
WAVE is available on WebAIM's Site at: http://www.wave.webaim.org/index.jsp