Sign language interpretation is provided for all prerecorded audio content in synchronized media.
Testing & RemediationHow to test: Navigate to any video content you have on your site and look to see if there is a sign language interpretation is provided. How to remediate: When including video content in your site, provide one of the following:
- Sign language interpreter in the video. This part of the video should scale at the same rate as the rest of the video (eg if you put the video in fullscreen, the sign language interpreter part also increases in size relative to the size of the window)
- Provide a synchronized video of the sign language interpreter that can be displayed in a different viewport or overlaid on the the video player
Questions and Answers
Time-based media is content that must be made accessible when held against criterion 1.2 of the WCAG 2.0 guidelines found here: https://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/media-equiv.html Content is considered time-based media if it's:
- A combination audio/video
- Audio and or video combined with an interaction.
This question depends on a number of factors including size of site, desired level of conformance, your developer's understanding of accessibility techniques, etc. Accessible Web is here to help. Reach out and we can discuss your site specifically.