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Hi all!

 

Just had a very interesting email contact from my web site. The user is blind and can not 'see' the flash buttons that trigger my audio samples. The screen reader obviously can't read them.

 

Is there a way to make the Flash button somehow accessible so a screen reader can recognize it and I can indicate to play the sample?

 

This is the code:

><!-- START WIMPY BUTTON: Standard HTML -->
		<object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=7,0,0,0" id="wimpybutton104" width="25" height="25">
			<param name="id" value="wimpybutton104" />
			<param name="width" value="25" />
			<param name="height" value="25" />
			<param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF" />
			<param name="loop" value="false" />
			<param name="menu" value="false" />
			<param name="quality" value="high" />
			<param name="wmode" value="transparent" />
			<param name="flashvars" value="theFile=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Enatalie%2Dbrown%2Ecom%2Faudio%2Frandom%2Dthoughts%2Fthings%2Dthat%2Dyou%2Ddo%2Emp3%0D&playingColor=550A34&arrowColor=F9F2E0&grinderColor=4E2F1B&theBkgdColor=5B0000&rollOverColor=000000&buttonStyle=square" />
			<param name="src" value="http://www.natalie-brown.com/audio/wimpy_button.swf" />
			<embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" id="wimpybutton104" width="25" height="25" bgcolor="#FFFFFF" loop="false" menu="false" quality="high" wmode="transparent" flashvars="theFile=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Enatalie%2Dbrown%2Ecom%2Faudio%2Frandom%2Dthoughts%2Fthings%2Dthat%2Dyou%2Ddo%2Emp3%0D&playingColor=550A34&arrowColor=F9F2E0&grinderColor=4E2F1B&theBkgdColor=5B0000&rollOverColor=000000&buttonStyle=square" src="http://www.natalie-brown.com/audio/wimpy_button.swf"></embed>
		</object>
		<!-- END WIMPY BUTTON: Standard HTML -->

 

Thanks for any help you can give!

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