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This assessment covers portions of the APA PsycNet Platform. The assessment revealed serious problems with screen reader compatibility, resulting in screen reader users missing critical information needed to understand content and operate features.

Top 3 issues:

  1. Label in Name – The ARIA attribute aria-label is used in many instances to override a visible text label that would provide a descriptive name if it were not overridden.
  2. Content on Hover or Focus – Wherever tooltip functions are used, a mouse user is unable to hover over the tooltip content and the tooltip content cannot be dismissed without moving focus.
  3. Name, Role, Value – Custom widgets such as tab widgets are not properly defined with all required roles and states.