WebAIM - Web Accessibility In Mind

Newsletter Archives - June 2009

Featured Article

WebAIM blog: Screen Reader Testing is Back in Style

As the web becomes more dynamic, screen reader testing is more important than ever.

WebAIM blog: Working in Web Accessibility

Thoughts about working in the interesting field of web accessibility.


WebAIM Web Accessibility Training

WebAIM's next accessibility training will be held September 30-October 1.

Introducing The Open Web Education Alliance

WaSP lead Aarron Walter introduces the W3C's new, exciting incubator group.

NCDAE seeks comment on Action Paper for postsecondary administrators

NCDAE, a WebAIM partner, is seeking comments on a brief action paper targeting higher education administrators.

Tips and Resources

ARIA Role Support in Safari 4.0

Steve Faulker summarizes (the lack of) ARIA support in the newest version of the Safari browser.

Shared Web Experiences: Barriers Common to Mobile Device Users and People with Disabilities

This W3C resource maps similarities between WCAG 1.0, WCAG 2.0 and Mobile Web Best Practices (MWBP). This is a great resource for anyone who is looking for examples of the overlap between web accessibility and mobile web. A linearized (non-table) version is also available.

Purpose of the summary Attribute

Gez Lemon explains how the summary attribute should and should not be used.

Making compromises for accessibility

Do you have to compromise design when creating accessible content? Joe Dolson thinks so.

The debate over page zooming vs. text scaling

Cameron Moll presents both sides of this common debate. Be sure to check out Zoe Gillenwater's post also.

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