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HTML5 Accessibility Chops: hidden and aria-hidden

Posted on Tuesday, 1 May 2012 by Steve Faulkner
21 comments on: HTML5 Accessibility Chops: hidden and aria-hidden

Note: Also see updated – November 2103 test results for hidden and aria-hidden. As a developer and also a consultant advising developers on how to develop accessible content, it is important to have and provide up to date and practical knowledge about robust development techniques. A recent question on Stack Overflow got me thinking: What […]

Is NVDA Strictly a Web Accessibility Screen Reader?

Posted on Wednesday, 21 March 2012 by Mike Paciello
17 comments on: Is NVDA Strictly a Web Accessibility Screen Reader?

Last week, Jamie and Mick of NVDA announced that their open source, free screen reader organization is in need of funding: Blind Ambition Plea for Funds to Keep Free Software Project Alive NVDA is perhaps the cream of the crop when it comes to web accessibility for blind users. The user experience is equally terrific. […]

Sometimes people ask me where to go for help making their web sites accessible and TPG is always the first thing on my mind because people like Steve Faulkner are right there at the forefront of pushing web accessibility forward. They totally 'get' that to be truly effective in this area you need to understand the whole accessibility ecosystem from assistive technology, to accessible applications, to web standards and so on… this kind of expertise is rare.

David Bolter, Engineering Manager Accessibility - Mozilla