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About the persona

  • 24 year old arts graduate and administrative assistant

  • severely sight impaired (blind)

  • uses a screen reader

More about the persona on GOV.UK and how to set it up

Chromebook help

Screen reader quick guide:

  • press ‘Tab’ to go to the next link or form element
  • press ‘Shift + Tab’ to go back to the previous link or form element
  • press ‘Search + Arrow Right/Left’ to read text in between those (or ‘Shift + Alt + Arrow Right/Left’ on Windows or ‘Cmd + Ctrl + Arrow Right/Left’ on Mac)
  • learn more shortcuts for Chromebooks and shortcuts for the Chrome extension

Training tasks

There are 2 versions of an example page. Version 1 shows the issues Ashleigh experiences and version 2 shows the fixes that will help Ashleigh. Do version 1 before version 2.

Do the following tasks logged in as Ashleigh:

  1. There is a form with two questions. Try to fill it in.
  2. There is a graph underneath the form which lists types of assistive technology. Try to find out which one of them is used the most.

Version 1 - issues for Ashleigh

Version 2 - fixes for Ashleigh