HTML5 accessibility

Posted on Friday, 8 October 2010 by Steve Faulkner

New site launched: www.HTML5accessibility.com a web site providing information about browser accessibility support for HTML5 features. It also provides links to work arounds for lack of browser implementation, so that you can use your favourite new HTML5 features and also deliver an accessible user experience.


About Steve Faulkner

Steve is the Senior Web Accessibility Consultant and Technical Director, TPG Europe. He joined The Paciello Group in 2006 and was previously a Senior Web Accessibility Consultant at Vision Australia. He is the creator and lead developer of the Web Accessibility Toolbar accessibility testing tool. Steve is a member of several groups, including the W3C HTML Working Group and the W3C Protocols and Formats Working Group. He is an editor of several specifications at the W3C including HTML 5.1, Using WAI-ARIA in HTML and HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives. He also develops and maintains HTML5accessibility

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Amazing. You accomplished in a matter of months what we were not able to do in years with teams of people. We now are on the way to having a fully usable interface for all our clients, regardless of their ability.

Gary Moulton, Accessibility Program Manager, Yahoo!