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Screen Reader User Survey #10 Results

The results of WebAIM’s 10th Screen Reader User Survey are now available. This survey was conducted in December 2023 and January 2024 and had 1539 respondents. Supported by BrowserStack Support for this research is funded in part by a donation from Here are some of the notable items from this survey: We hope the survey […]

WebAIM and BrowserStack: Allies for Digital Accessibility Excellence

WebAIM is thrilled to announce a strategic collaboration with BrowserStack, which shares our objective of creating an accessible digital world. WebAIM + BrowserStack = A shared vision for accessibility Late last year WebAIM Director Jared Smith sat down with the co-founders of BrowserStack to discuss our shared vision for inclusion and digital accessibility testing. He […]

An Evolution in Microsoft Office Accessibility

In the early years of Microsoft Office, support for screen reader users was limited, and in most cases required third-party software and workarounds. In Office 2007, the Ribbon interface was introduced. This “Fluent UI” was a boon to productivity for some users, but it initially posed significant challenges for screen reader users. To its credit, […]

WebAIM’s Response to ADA NPRM

In August 2023, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking soliciting feedback on its plans to define requirements and technical standards for making the web and mobile services, programs, and activities offered by State and local Government entities accessible to individuals with disabilities. The notice poses 67 questions regarding the implementation […]

Four Reasons to Give WCAG AAA a Second Look

Remediating a website’s accessibility barriers can be a daunting effort. As WebAIM’s evaluation lead, I’ve worked with scores of companies, nonprofits, universities, and school districts to help them close existing accessibility gaps and avoid creating new ones. Naturally, one of the first questions a site owner asks is what they need to do. The answer […]