Checkpoints for Guideline
1. Provide equivalent alternatives to auditory and visual content.

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Provide content that, when presented to the user, conveys essentially the same function or purpose as auditory or visual content.

1.1 - Provide a text equivalent for every non-text element.  Priority 1 

1.2 - Provide redundant text links for each active region of a server-side image map.  Priority 1 

1.3 - Until user agents can automatically read aloud the text equivalent of a visual track provide an auditory description of the important information of the visual track of a multimedia presentation.  Priority 1 

1.4 - For any time-based multimedia presentation (e.g., a movie or animation), synchronize equivalent alternatives (e.g., captions or auditory descriptions of the visual track) with the presentation.  Priority 1 

1.5 - Until user agents render text equivalents for client-side image map links provide redundant text links for each active region of a client-side image map.  Priority 3 

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Chuck Letourneau & Geoff Freed

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative

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