Newsletter Archives - November 2010

Features

WebAIM Screen Reader User Survey

The third installment of this survey is now available. If you use a screen reader, please take a few minutes to complete the survey.

The Ghosts of ARIA Present and Future

WebAIM's Jared Smith presents some thoughts on ARIA support and innovation.

News

Blind advocates allege Penn State services not blind friendly

The National Federation of the Blind has called for an investigation of alleged "pervasive and ongoing discrimination".

WebAIM Web Accessibility Training

WebAIM's next two-day training is March 2-3, 2011.

Tips and Resources

A better way to author alternate text

XStandard's approach to helping site author's generate appropriate alternative text.

A more accessible HTML5 video player

Opera's Cristian I. Colceriu teaches progressive enhancement, ARIA, and much more as he demonstrates building video player controls.

Using the HTML title attribute

Steve Faulkner teaches when and when not to use the often misunderstood title attribute.

Beware of -webkit-text-size-adjust:none

A warning about code that can make text resizing impossible.

Survey of Mature Internet Users

DingoAccess seeks respondents to their survey of people over the age of 60 who use the Internet and other Information Technologies.

An HTML5 plus ARIA "Sanity Check": Working Around Bugs in AT

Jason Kiss discusses the balance between following standards and accommodating for assistive technology weaknesses.

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