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This high-level assessment covers limited portions and functionality of the Covidence Platform. The assessment revealed issues with assistive technology compatibility, resulting in some users missing information required to perceive and understand content, and to operate functions. It is important to keep in mind that the findings represent a high-level assessment, and do not reflect the results of a Deque Comprehensive Web Assessment.

Top 3 Issues

  1. Contrast – Many color contrast issues exist throughout the site, with various contrast ratios due to a wide variety of foreground and background color combinations.
  2. Programmatic Names – Key interactive elements are missing programmatic names that are required for users of Assistive Technology to know what the purpose of the affected controls are.
  3. Non-Text Contrast – A small number of informative icons and visual-only elements are low in contrast. However, the small number of instances are repeated across many areas of the platform.